It is with great sadness that the family of Robert E Peckett "Bob" announces his passing after a brief illness, on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at the age of 89 years. Bob will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 58 years, Carmen Peckett and his daughters, Ellen Lewis (Larry), Patricia Heck (Joseph), Colleen Bruce, and Michele Purcell (Kevin).
Bob will also be lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, Catherine, Stephanie, Jonathan, Megan, Zachary, Jacob, Megan, Austin, Molly, Morgan, Madison, and his 1st great granddaughter Nevaeh.
Bob was born July 12, 1928 in Freeport, NY predeceased by his parents James and Annie Mae Peckett and his siblings Edith, Jimmy, Helen, Lillian and survived by his sister Mary Slovak.
Bob served his country with the US NAVY then later started his own plumbing business in Long Island, NY. He moved his family to Port Charlotte, FL in 1972 continuing his career in plumbing. Bob enjoyed fishing, hunting, building, cooking, wood working but most of all spending time with his family. Bob was very devoted to his family, loyal, giving and would never say no if you needed him. Favorite quote "Family is the most important thing". We are very fortunate to have such an amazing man in our life and he will be greatly missed.
Visitation Friday, March 9, 2018 from 3:00 P.M. until service time at 4:00 P.M. at Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home 2405 Harbor Blvd. Port Charlotte. Florida
Please visit the online tribute for Robert E. Peckett at www.kays-poger.com to sign the guest book and offer condolences to the family.
We want to give our deepest sympathy to the family, I worked with Bob with the city of Punta Gorda on the sewer department. R.I.P Bob
We send our deepest sympathy to Carmen and family. I worked many years with Bob in Florida and enjoyed every minute. He will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. Bernie Milligan and family
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