Ronnie W. Peek
Ronnie W. Peek, 49 of Garden City died Thursday, January 22, 2015 at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City. He was born June 2, 1965 in Ulysses, Kansas the son of Warren & Loretta (Bronson) Peek.
Ronnie moved with his family to Florence, Colorado when he was a child. He attended school in Florence and graduated from Florence High School in 1983. Ronnie then served in the U.S. Navy from 1983 to 1987 where he was stationed on the USS Missouri. He then lived in Colorado Springs, where he worked as an officer for the El Paso, County Sheriff’s Office. He then began his career as a fireman moving to Hobbs, New Mexico and then to Ulysses, Kansas. He moved to Garden City in September 1988 and has lived in Garden City since. While living in Garden City, Ronnie worked as a fireman for the Garden City Fire Department. He also worked for the Finney County EMS and was also working part time at Dick’s Sporting Goods. He was a member of the Garden City Fire Department Honor Guard. Ronnie enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, laughing, joking, and spending time with his children.
On June 14, 1996, Ronnie married Lana Reid in Ulysses, Kansas. She survives. Other survivors include three children Haley Reid of Chaffee, Missouri, Adriana Peek of Garden City, and Logan Dean Peek of Garden City; a sister Paula Walker of Florence, Colorado; and a granddaughter Selene George of Chaffee, Missouri. Ronnie is preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at the First United Methodist Church in Garden City with Rev. David Bell officiating. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City. Friends may call from 5:0o p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday and from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday all at Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City. The family requests memorials given to Firefighter Ronnie Peek Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City.