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Admiral Nelson Peckham
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1922
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 2009
Fresno
Fresno County
California, USA

Admiral Nelson Peckham passed away at the age of 86 after a brief illness. He was a WWII veteran and fought for his country in Germany and Japan.

He was a painting contractor in Bakersfield and Fresno for many years.

Nelson was a spiritual man who loved God, his family and his church. He was an elder at Church of Living Water for more than 20 years.

He was an avid sportsman and spent many wonderful hours hunting and fishing with his wife Betty and many friends.

His best friend and loving wife of 63 years, Betty, preceded Nelson in death.

He is survived by his son, Nelson Peckham and his wife Linda; his daughter Darlene; grandsons, Robert Haas and Danny Peckham; granddaughters, Tamara Pittenger, Michelle Haas and Kimberly Peckham; 11 great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren. His brothers, Archie, and Earl Peckham also survive him.

A Gravesite Service will be held at Clovis Cemetery on Friday, May 1, 2009, at 2:00 p.m.

A Celebration of Nelson's Life will be held at Church of Living Water on Monday, May 3, 2009, at 6:00 p.m.

PALM MEMORIAL CHAPEL
2983 Tulare Street
Fresno, Ca. (559)233-7267
Published in Fresno Bee on 4/29/2009 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Admiral Dewey Peckham (1898 - 1977)
  Anna Mae Hutchison Salsman (1899 - 1964)
 
 Spouse:
  Betty Jean Peckham (1925 - 2007)
 
 Sibling:
  Admiral Nelson Peckham (1922 - 2009)
  Earl Dewey Peckham (1937 - 2015)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Clovis Cemetery
Clovis
Fresno County
California, USA
 
Created by: Toni
Record added: Apr 29, 2009
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Admiral Nelson Peckham
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- Toni
 Added: Apr. 29, 2009
 
 
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