A memorial service will be held for Richard Shelby Peek at Dean Baptist Church,
11567 County Road 1141, Tyler, at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014.
Richard Shel-by Peek, 70, died Feb. 16, 2014, in Tyler. He was a retired firefighter for the Dallas Fire and Rescue Department with 33 years of service, spending the majority of his life as a resident of Garland. He retired in recent years to the Tyler area.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Shelby and Marion Peek; and his brother, Russell Peek. He is a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Carole; his son, Michael and wife Darlene Peek;, daughter, Julia Ann Cole; and son, Jeffery Allan and wife Kristin Peek; his brother, Robert; sisters Marion and Ruth; as well as his seven grandchildren.
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Feb. 19, 2014