In memory of
Ronald Lindsay Peaker
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In memory of
Ronald Lindsay Peaker
BIDDEFORD POOL - Ronald Lindsay Peaker, 82, a resident of Biddeford Pool, died Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Ron was born in Bridgeport, Conn., on April 16, 1936, a son of the late Dr. Charles Ronald and Dorothy Alice (Van Horne) Peaker. He graduated from Naugatuck (Conn.) High School in 1953; the University of Vermont in 1957 and received a Master of Business Degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1959. In 1995 he received a CSS degree from Harvard University. Mr. Peaker served with the United States Air Force as a Lieutenant from 1960 to 1963 when he joined the Ford Motor Company. During his 31 years with Ford, Mr. Peaker held a variety of management positions including the manager of Ford Parts and Service Divisions in Kansas City, Seattle, Milwaukee and Cincinnati District Offices. He was also the manager of the Technical Communications Department. Mr. Peaker retired from Ford in 1995. In addition to his Ford experience, Mr. Peaker was a part-time instructor for Rollins College, Winter Park, Fla.; the University of Maryland; and Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn, Mich. Following his retirement from Ford, Mr. Peaker served on the Biddeford School Committee; the policy committee of the Biddeford City Council; and the Biddeford Charter Commission as Vice Chairman. Mr. Peaker was married to Barbara Jean Anderson of Naugatuck, Conn., on December 22, 1956 and enjoyed over 60 years of marriage until her death on January 19, 2017. Survivors include a daughter, Deborah Lindsay Sells of Phoenix, Ariz., and a son, Douglas Andrew Peaker and his wife Kathleen, of Biddeford; a sister, Dottie Alexander of South Carolina; two grandchildren, Brenda Hanson and Brett Sells; a great-grandson, Maverick Hanson; and his doggie, Buster. At his request there will be no visiting hours. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, One Bowdoin Mill Island, Ste. 300, Topsham, ME 04086 in Ron's memory. To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Ron's Book of Memories Page at www.bibberfuneral.com . Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St., Kennebunk.
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In memory of
Ronald Lindsay Peaker
BIDDEFORD POOL - Ronald Lindsay Peaker, 82, a resident of Biddeford Pool, died Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Ron was born in Bridgeport, Conn., on April 16, 1936, a son of the late Dr. Charles Ronald and Dorothy Alice (Van Horne) Peaker. He graduated from Naugatuck (Conn.) High School in 1953; the University of Vermont in 1957 and received a Master of Business Degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1959. In 1995 he received a CSS degree from Harvard University. Mr. Peaker served with the United States Air Force as a Lieutenant from 1960 to 1963 when he joined the Ford Motor Company. During his 31 years with Ford, Mr. Peaker held a variety of management positions including the manager of Ford Parts and Service Divisions in Kansas City, Seattle, Milwaukee and Cincinnati District Offices. He was also the manager of the Technical Communications Department. Mr. Peaker retired from Ford in 1995. In addition to his Ford experience, Mr. Peaker was a part-time instructor for Rollins College, Winter Park, Fla.; the University of Maryland; and Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn, Mich. Following his retirement from Ford, Mr. Peaker served on the Biddeford School Committee; the policy committee of the Biddeford City Council; and the Biddeford Charter Commission as Vice Chairman. Mr. Peaker was married to Barbara Jean Anderson of Naugatuck, Conn., on December 22, 1956 and enjoyed over 60 years of marriage until her death on January 19, 2017. Survivors include a daughter, Deborah Lindsay Sells of Phoenix, Ariz., and a son, Douglas Andrew Peaker and his wife Kathleen, of Biddeford; a sister, Dottie Alexander of South Carolina; two grandchildren, Brenda Hanson and Brett Sells; a great-grandson, Maverick Hanson; and his doggie, Buster. At his request there will be no visiting hours. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, One Bowdoin Mill Island, Ste. 300, Topsham, ME 04086 in Ron's memory. To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Ron's Book of Memories Page at www.bibberfuneral.com . Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St., Kennebunk.
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