In memory of
Keith Duane "Skeeter" Peyton
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In memory of
Keith Duane "Skeeter" Peyton
Keith Duane Peyton - November 20, 1930 - February 13th, 2014.     Graveside services for Keith "Skeeter" Duane Peyton , 83, of Ovid will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Ovid Cemetery. Rev. Art Roth will officiate and members of the US Air Force will be presenting a flag in honor of Keith's service to our country.     Mr. Keith Peyton was born on November 20, 1930 to the parents of Claude and Fern Peyton of Sedgwick, CO.     Skeeter was born and raised in Sedgwick County where he attended school and meet and married his high school sweetheart, Lois Spomer on August 25th, 1951.  Skeeter joined the U.S. Air Force in 1949, where he served as Sqt. Airman 1st Class whom was awarded the Silver Star for his acts of heroisms during the Korean War. Skeeter was honorably discharged in 1952. Skeeter was a volunteer fireman and spent the rest of his working career in the oilfields of Nebraska and Colorado. After retirement from the oilfield, Skeeter and Lois returned to Ovid.  During his retirement years, Skeeter enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, gardening, having coffee with his friends at Lucy's (where his cup hung on the wall for countless years) and spending time with his grandchildren. Skeeter was most remembered for his tall tales and witty personality. He never meet a stranger that hasn't become friend. He has passed that trait down to his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.            On Thursday, February 13, 2014, Skeeter was called to his eternal rest at Sedgwick County Nursing Home. He is preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Fern Peyton; his brother Wendell "Nip" Peyton, his son-in-law Scott Porter, and his wife of 59 years, Lois Peyton.            His memory will be cherished forever in the hearts of his three children; Keith "Dee" Peyton and wife Barb of Ovid, CO, Misty West of Westminster, CO, and Starr Scheideler and husband Steve of Mead, CO; his eleven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren, and  numerous nieces, nephews, other close relatives and friends.
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In memory of
Keith Duane "Skeeter" Peyton
Keith Duane Peyton - November 20, 1930 - February 13th, 2014.     Graveside services for Keith "Skeeter" Duane Peyton , 83, of Ovid will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Ovid Cemetery. Rev. Art Roth will officiate and members of the US Air Force will be presenting a flag in honor of Keith's service to our country.     Mr. Keith Peyton was born on November 20, 1930 to the parents of Claude and Fern Peyton of Sedgwick, CO.     Skeeter was born and raised in Sedgwick County where he attended school and meet and married his high school sweetheart, Lois Spomer on August 25th, 1951.  Skeeter joined the U.S. Air Force in 1949, where he served as Sqt. Airman 1st Class whom was awarded the Silver Star for his acts of heroisms during the Korean War. Skeeter was honorably discharged in 1952. Skeeter was a volunteer fireman and spent the rest of his working career in the oilfields of Nebraska and Colorado. After retirement from the oilfield, Skeeter and Lois returned to Ovid.  During his retirement years, Skeeter enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, gardening, having coffee with his friends at Lucy's (where his cup hung on the wall for countless years) and spending time with his grandchildren. Skeeter was most remembered for his tall tales and witty personality. He never meet a stranger that hasn't become friend. He has passed that trait down to his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.            On Thursday, February 13, 2014, Skeeter was called to his eternal rest at Sedgwick County Nursing Home. He is preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Fern Peyton; his brother Wendell "Nip" Peyton, his son-in-law Scott Porter, and his wife of 59 years, Lois Peyton.            His memory will be cherished forever in the hearts of his three children; Keith "Dee" Peyton and wife Barb of Ovid, CO, Misty West of Westminster, CO, and Starr Scheideler and husband Steve of Mead, CO; his eleven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren, and  numerous nieces, nephews, other close relatives and friends.
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