WINDER – Norman Otis Peck, 88, died Saturday, May 14, 2011, in Bogart.
He was a native of Chicago, Ill. and was a 2nd Lt and a B-17 pilot in the Army-Air corps during World War II, flying many bombing missions over Germany. He was also a POW during World War II. He served from 1940-1946. Flying was his passion and he continued to do so most of his life. After the war, Mr. Peck graduated from Oklahoma State with a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering and he patented many mechanical inventions still in use today. He worked for Douglas Aircraft in Oklahoma, Mine and Smelter Supply and many other jobs throughout his lifetime. He was a member of many clubs including the Silver Wings Club, Experimental Aircraft Association, Disabled American Veterans and the BATAAN Veterans Organization.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Aurora Peck; and many loved ones.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 18, at 2 p.m., from the Smith Memory Chapel with the Rev. Al Garvin officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home two hours before the service.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.