Funeral services set for Osgood businessman

Longtime 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. John’s Catholic Church, Osgood, with military graveside services officiated by the Osgood American Legion and the Napoleon VFW. Burial was in the church cemetery, Osgood.

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 Peck’s 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. John’s 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. John’s Catholic Church, Osgood.

Neal’s Funeral Home, Osgood, was in charge of arrangements.