David S. Peck

September 1, 1943December 26, 2017

David S. Peck, 74, of Prattsburgh, NY passed away Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira. Dave was born in Bath, New York on September 1st, 1943, the son of the late Stanley and Margaret (Conner) Peck. Dave married Sharon Underhill on August 29th, 1964. He was a lifelong farmer and carpenter, building and remodeling homes. He built his own home and the homes for every one of his children. He loved gardening, his dogs, the NY Yankees, and hunting, especially with Davy, Jamie and Luke. Dave was a life member of the National Rifle Association. He was a family man, and most important in his life was his wife, children and grandchildren. He loved family gatherings, especially the gatherings he had to cook outdoors for. Dave is survived by his loving wife of 53 wonderful years, Sharon; his children, Beth Peck, Julie (Greg) House, Dana (Matt) Dickson, and David (Erin) Peck; his grandchildren, Brittany (Grant) Williams, Sarah O’Brochta, Marshall Dickson, Pete, Dickson, Tyler Peck, Charlotte Peck, and Greyson Peck; sister, Edith (Dave) Guerdan; cousin, James (Chris) Lynch; and nieces and nephews, John Guerdan, Laura Underhill, David (Tina) Guerdan, Jamie (Liz) Guerdan and Kathy (Brian) Joseph. Friends and family may call from 4pm to 6pm on Friday, January 5th and from 11 am to 12:30pm on Saturday, January 6th, 2018 at the Bottoni Wood Funeral Home, Prattsburgh, NY 14873. A memorial service celebrating Dave’s life will be held on Saturday, January 6th at 12:30pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his memory to the Prattsburgh Fire Dept. or Prattsburgh Ambulance, 15 Allis St., Prattsburgh, NY 14873; or to the Prattsburgh Historical Society, 19 N. Main St., Prattsburgh, NY 14873; or to the NRA, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030.


  • Visitation Friday, January 5, 2018
  • Visitation Saturday, January 6, 2018
  • Memorial Service Saturday, January 6, 2018

David S. Peck

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January 10, 2018

Sharon, i just heard of your loss. I am so sorry. I wish I had known when we met in the store the other day. I would have given you a big hug.

Jim Reynolds

January 5, 2018

Sharon, I was so sorry to learn of Dave's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. I still have fond memories of all of us sipping Jennie's and dancing to Bobby Vinton on the jukebox at the Wheel Inn in the "good old days". Take care of yourself,

January 4, 2018

Sharon and family,
We were so sorry to here of Dave's passing. He was a wonderful family man and friend. We have so many wonderful memories of him. We hope that all your memories will bring you comfort. Jim & Mary Ellen Johnson

January 3, 2018

So Sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your entire family.

Mike and Michele Wright

Laurie DeNardo

January 3, 2018

Sharon, Beth, Dana, Julie, Davey and your families: I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of Dave. He surely was a pillar in the community and loved his family dearly. Hold the memories close, we know there are so many! My thoughts and prayers are with you all as you grieve this enormous loss.

Elton & Amy Badeau

January 3, 2018

Sharon and family we are so sorry to hear about Dave's passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Joe & Kathy Sprague

January 3, 2018

Sharon, Very sorry to hear of your loss.

James Zimmer

January 3, 2018

To Sharon and Family, I am sorry to hear of Dave's passing. Wishing you all the very best. May the Lord of Comfort be with you and your family during this time of sorrow. My family will be keeping you in our prayers. God Bless your family.

January 2, 2018

Our condolences to you and your family. May those memories you hold dear help you as you cope with your loss. We'll be thinking of you. Karen (Scott) and Dana Field.

December 31, 2017

To the Peck family and friends during this difficult time, I'm really sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort be with you. My deepest condolences to all.