Obituary for Michael ‘Mike’ McPeak

Michael ‘Mike’ McPeak, age 81, passed away on October 14, 2021, Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, VA.

He was born on September 13, 1940 in Hiwassee, VA to the late Archie and Ocie (Sutphin) McPeak. Mike was the loving husband of 59 years to wife Daphine (Shelton) McPeak. In 1962, the couple moved to Northern Virginia.  Mike was employed as a superintendent for The George Hyman Construction Company until his retirement in 1992. His most notable project was the construction of Children’s Hospital in Washington, D.C.  In their later years, the couple lived in both Hiwassee, and Strasburg, VA.  Traveling back and forth enabled them to enjoy family and friends.

Mike is survived by wife, Daphine; daughter, Donna Alligood of McLean VA; granddaughter Ashley (Alligood) Vlasov, husband Alex, of Haymarket VA; and great grandson, Jacob Vlasov; numerous nieces and nephews; brothers/sisters in law.

In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by his four sisters, Reba Smith, Dorothy Thompson, Stella Harden, and Lake Jenkins.

Family and friends are invited to visit at Bower Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Mike’s funeral service will immediately follow at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. J.B. Shelton, and Ed Gallimore, Minister, officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin, VA.

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Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the McPeak family.