services set for Osgood businessman
Osgood resident and businessman Peck Schuman, 86, died Friday, July
9, 2010, at the Manderley Health Care Center in Osgood. Funeral
services were held Monday, July 12 at St. Johns Catholic Church,
Osgood, with military graveside services officiated by the Osgood
American Legion and the Napoleon VFW. Burial was in the church cemetery,
Schuman was born October 18, 1923 in Ripley, Ohio, the son of John
and Myrtle Johnson Schuman. He married Pat Cooper June 4, 1948 in
St. Michaela Church in Ripley, Ohio.
He is survived by his wife, Pat Schuman of Osgood; a son, Teddy
D. and wife, Teresa Schuman of Columbus, Ohio; a daughter, Ella
Mae and husband, Dan Lemon of Yorktown; and one sister, Mary Helen
Kabler of Ripley, Ohio; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Schuman was a foreman at US Shoe in Osgood from 1959 to 1970. He
was the past owner and operator of Pecks Mobile Gas Station
in Osgood from 1970 to 1994 and was an avid bowler.
He was a WWII Army Veteran where he was involved in the D-day Invasion,
Omaha Beach and the Battle of the Bulge. He received two Purple
Hearts. He was a member of the St. Johns Catholic Church,
Osgood, Osgood American Legion and Osgood Lions Club.
He was also a member of the IMPRA (International Model Power Boat
Association), enjoying the hobby of model power boat racing.
Memorials may be made to the masses, Jennings County Hospice, American
Cancer Society or St. Johns Catholic Church, Osgood.
Neals Funeral Home, Osgood, was in charge of arrangements.