Dorothy Lou McPeek

September 18, 1922June 7, 2018

Dorothy McPeek, age 95, passed away, Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Windsorwood Place.

She was born September 18, 1922 in Wheeling, WV to the late William John and Charlotte Henry Beneke. On August 24, 1946, she married John Franklin McPeek who passed away on October 31, 2015. She was a graduate of Wittenberg University and later the owner of Darr Designed Interiors in Coshocton. She was a member of the Coshocton Presbyterian Church for over 50 years. She loved to play bridge and golf and enjoyed cooking for her family and friends as well as traveling the states.

She is survived by her two sons, William Worthing (Linda) McPeek of Richlands, NC. And John Scot (Shelley) McPeek of Coshocton; three grandchildren, Ashley Nichole (Stephen) Justice of Jacksonville, NC., Ryan Scot (Camille) McPeek of Coshocton and Chelsey Lauren McPeek of Charleston, SC.; step grandson, Jim Medley of Quantico Stafford, VA.; great-grandchildren, Lukas, twins Jaxson and Marcus Justice and August McPeek; one sister-in-law, Lura Lee Gee of Columbus.

Along with her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, William John Beneke, Jr.

A private graveside service will be held with family. A public memorial service will be held at the Presbyterian Church in Coshocton on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm. Contributions may be made to Abiding Memorial Fund of the Church. An online memorial can be viewed at


  • Memorial Service Saturday, June 16, 2018

Dorothy Lou McPeek

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Gwen and Tom Lang

June 10, 2018

Bill and John:

We are so sorry to hear of Benny's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. My grandparents (McGinnis on E Vine St. ) were neighbors of your family when Bill and John were little. We have heard many stories about tricks my grandfather and your dad played you boys.

Jean Callis

June 9, 2018

I extend sympathy to Bennie's family and was sorry to read of her passing. My husband. Charles, and I were i n a Thursday night golf club together at the Country Club. Also many memories of bridge and dinner parties in their lovely home.. I have many nice memories of this lovely couple. Blessings from Jean J. Callis

Gary and Teri Ruse

June 9, 2018

We are so sorry to hear of your loss. I know she was very proud of the beautiful and wonderful family she had. May she RIP. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family in this time of need. May God bless you all.

Pat & Kenny Grier

June 9, 2018

Our deepest sympathy and prayers to all the McPeek families for their great loss. Ken and I shared some happy times when we went to St. Croix with the Donovan's and Benny and John for two weeks vacation.
What a great couple ! May you cherish the wonderful memories forever. Rest in Peace, Benny with your beloved.