Saturday service for Auburn Police Officer killed in crash

4 o’clock at Smith Funeral Home

The funeral for Auburn Police Officer Jacob Peek is set for Saturday at the Smith Funeral Home in Winder. The 25 year-old from Bogart was one of two people killed in a crash that happened last weekend in Barrow County.

From Smith Funeral Home...

Officer Peek will be best remembered by his family a devoted son, brother, grandson, and friend. He was an avid outdoorsman that enjoyed spending time with dad. Jacob was a graduate of the Winder-Barrow High School’s class of 2014 and later served as a volunteer coach with the Brad Akins’ YMCA. Jacob was loved by many and had a true servant’s heart. Officer Peek currently served as a police officer with the Auburn Police Department and formerly the City of Winder Police Department where he made a lasting impact on the community.

Officer Peek is survived by his parents, Tim and Leslie Peek of Statham; sister, Sarah Peek; grandparents, Helen and Richard Walker of Barnesville, Thomas and Linda Peek of Buckhead, and Tony and Jean Hajjar of Statham.

A memorial service to honor and celebrate the life of Police Officer Peek will be held on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Smith Funeral Home with Pastor Kurt Wheeler officiating. The family will be receiving friends on Saturday from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. prior to the service at Smith Funeral Home.

The family respectfully request in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Officer Peek’s memory to the Auburn Georgia Police Foundation at 1361 4th Ave. Auburn, Georgia 30011.

Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is entrusted with the arrangements.

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