Robert "Bob" Peckham, 94, of Webster, NY, passed away on December 7, 2020. Bob was born on March 26, 1926, in Delevan, NY, to Dawson and Garnet Peckham.
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Staff Sergeant Robert D. Peckham, 7th Infantry 3rd Division, was a decorated Army veteran, having received the World War II Victory Medal, European Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal and Army Occupation Medal.
Bob graduated from Rochester Business Institute. He began his career at Rochester Envelope Company, moving on to his lifelong career as a beloved salesman for F.H. Loeffler Company, Inc., selling beauty supplies to salons throughout Western New York. Two of Bob's other loves were golf (Honorary Lifetime Member, Durand-Eastman Golf Club) and downhill skiing. Known for his ever-present good nature, he touched the hearts of all who knew him.
His loving wife of 46 years, Ruth, as well as siblings Merritt and Donna, preceded him in passing. He is survived by his children Carol, Gail (Rich), Scott, Laura and Todd; grandchildren Brian (Katrina), Katie, Richie, Amanda (Ben), Dawson (Vicki), Danny (Taylor), Alan, Rachael, Drew (Jen), Zach and Annah (Jacob); great-grandchildren Jakob, Thomas, Ben, Jace, Marek, Zethan, Bristol, Dempsey, Harper, Eleanor and Emma; cousin Marlene, and second cousins Dorothy (Paul) and Larry; nephews Kenny (Sandy), Earl (Kathy) and David, and nieces Marilee (John) and Marcia (Bob).
A memorial service will be held in the Spring of 2021 at Yorkshire, NY.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Robert's honor to The UR Medical School Anatomical Gift Program at (585) 275-2592.