AMERICUS -- Zachary Clay Peak, age 26, of DeSoto, Georgia passed away on January 31, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah. Funeral services for Mr. Peak will be held Friday, February 3 at 2:00 PM at DeSoto Baptist Church where he was a member. Rev. Troy Fripp will officiate. Interment will be in the Leslie Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday, February 2, from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to DeSoto Baptist Church, P.O. Box 100, DeSoto, GA 31743 or Friends of the Rylander Theatre, P.O. Box 864, Americus, GA. 31709.

Zach was a 2003 graduate of Lee County High School where he participated in band, chorus and the one act play. He also graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University with a degree in drama and information technology. At Georgia Southwestern he sang with the chorus, was in numerous plays, worked with the University's TV channel 16 and the Rylander's Children theatre. Zach enjoyed music, literature and computers and had a talent for writing like his father.

Zach was the son of Sidney Clinton Peak and Carol Ann Peak. He was preceded in death by his father Sidney Peak, and his grandparents, Roger and Ida Peak of Cuthbert, Georgia. Survivors include his mother, Carol Ann Clay Peak of DeSoto, his maternal grandparents, Robert A. and Betty Pace Clay of DeSoto, an aunt, Melody Clay Sheffield, (Jim) of Albany, uncles, John Peak (Sheila) of Leesburg and Stanley Peak of Albany, cousins, Clay Sheffield of Albany and Beth Peak of Albany and many more aunts, uncles and cousins.

You may sign the online guest book by visiting www.greghancockfuneralchapel.com.

Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel

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