Johnnie “JP” Peck
May 10, 1957 ‒ November 27, 2016
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Johnnie “JP” Peck, age 59, of Centerburg, OH, passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville, OH. He was born on May 10, 1957 in Mount Vernon, OH, to Luther and Dolly (Jackson) Peck.
JP graduated from Centerburg High School in 1975 and received an Associate’s Degree from Columbus Tech in 1986. Johnnie was a mechanic for Paul Newman Racing in CA, and loved working on cars. He was a very outgoing, positive and likable person. He enjoyed family history and kept up with the family genealogy. JP was a huge NASCAR fan and loved watching races. He enjoyed college and pro football, hunting, fishing and painting. JP was a member of the Mt. Liberty Deer Hunting Association and Centerburg Conservation Club.
He is survived by his parents; sister, Linda Nichols and her fiancé Phil Lawless; nephews, Chase and Skyler Nichols; numerous cousins; several aunts and uncles and trusted canine friend, Makayla.
JP is preceded in death by many family members.
Friends may call on Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 6-8 PM and a funeral service on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 11 AM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home; 201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon, OH 43050 with Pastor Kevin Moreland officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: National Kidney Foundation of Ohio; 1373 Grandview Ave. Suite 200 Columbus, OH 43212.
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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Johnnie “JP” Peck.