Richard L. Peabody

Burial Date:

September 14, 2017

Birth & Death Date:

January 11, 1956 - August 30, 2017

Funeral Home:

Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service (Directions)


Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service (Directions)

Richard L. Peabody, 61, of Elyria, died Wednesday, August 30, 2017 after a brief illness. He was born January 11, 1956 in Elyria and was a 1975 graduate of Elyria High School.

Rick was the owner/operator of 656 Sugar Lane DBA Backstreet Grill and Pub. He previously trained to be a butcher and purchased a Convenient Food Mart in Lorain and was also formerly employed at Ohio Vending Machine in Elyria. Interests included gardening, cooking and playing golf.

Rick is survived by his wife, Laurie Peabody (nee Hedges); sons, Adam Peabody of Sheffield Lake and Brian (Emily) Peabody of Parma; grandchildren, Landon, Abbriana, Adam and Liam Peabody; sister, Sharon (Tim) Gebhardt of Elyria and a niece, Karie Youngeberg and nephew, Todd Gebhardt.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Larry and Norma Peabody.

Friends will be received Friday, September 8, 2017 from 5 P.M. until the time of a 7 P.M. service at Dicken Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 323 Middle Avenue, Elyria. The Reverend Nelson Blount Pastor of Crosspointe Community Church, Westlake will officiate. Following the service friends are invited to a reception at Backstreet Grill and Pub. Burial will be at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.

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Burial Location

Section: I - Garden of Gethsemane - North Lot Number: 581 Space: 1&2


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