Charles Burtner Peak

February 17, 2018

Charles Burtner Peak, 86, of rural Frankfort, died at 9:20 a.m. February 17, 2018 at his home.  He was born on September 26, 1931 in Kirklin, Ind. to Hurlis Wayne & Louisa Mae (Grey) Peak.  He married Jeanette Evans on April 3, 1952 in Frankfort, Ind. and she survives.

Charles was a 1950 graduate of Kirklin High School.  He worked for General Motors for 31 years, retiring in 1996.  While working there he earned a degree in metrology calibration from Ivy Tech. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the American Legion in Kirklin.  Charles enjoyed traveling, hunting, and fishing and loved being with his family.

The family would like to thank Franciscan Health Hospice Team, especially his frequent visitors, Holly and Dwight.

Visitation and Services

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Visitation will begin at 12 Noon prior to the funeral service. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park.

Survived by:

Wife: Jeanette Peak of rural Frankfort, 3 Daughters: Sheryl (Mark) Butcher of Kirklin, Elaine Ballard of Washington State, Christine Waters of Frankfort, Sister: Geneva Lashbrook of Frankfort, Brother-in-Law: Donald (Patricia) Evans of Kirklin, 8 Grandchildren and 17 Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, 5 sisters and a great granddaughter.


Leave your Condolences

8 Condolences for “Charles Burtner Peak”

  1. Tom Houston February 18, 2018 at 5:04 pm

    Jeanette I’m so sorry to hear about Charles. I’m glad he was a client, I enjoyed talking with him… God bless you

  2. Patty Barnett February 18, 2018 at 11:19 pm

    Thoughts are with you.

  3. Rebecca Davis February 19, 2018 at 1:36 pm

    Sorry for your loss.

  4. Gary Waters February 19, 2018 at 2:52 pm

    Jeanette so sorry for your loss.

  5. Richard and Marilyn Clouse February 21, 2018 at 9:57 am

    Jeanette and family

    Our thoughts and prayers our with you at this difficult time! May God be with you and your family!

    Dick and Marilyn Clouse

  6. Don and Judy February 22, 2018 at 6:13 am

    Sherrie, Elaine, Liz and families, I am so sorry for your great loss. The video of your Dad/Grandpa was beautiful. We are praying peace and comfort from Our Father to you all. Don and Judy (Bettis) Ackerson.

  7. Beth Hardebeck March 6, 2018 at 12:31 pm

    I am so sorry to hear of Charles’ passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I will certainly miss his smile, his pleasant demeanor and his faithfulness to the YMCA. He was a joy to be around, a friend to all, and will be remembered for this.

  8. Ron & Erilda Coleman March 8, 2018 at 8:29 am

    Dear Jeanette & Family,
    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort and strength for the days ahead. God bless – Ron & Erilda

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