Submitted by Ruston Leader on Wed, 02/02/2011 - 9:34am
Edwin Alexander “Buck” Peden, 75 of Suffolk, VA and formerly of El Dorado died Thursday, January 27, 2011 at Sentara Obici Hospital following a lengthy illness. Born November 8, 1935 in Ruston, Louisiana he was the son of Robert Alexander and Lois Spinks Peden who preceded him in death. Ed was a graduate of Ruston High School and attended Louisiana Tech where he was a member of the Tech Band and served as President of Phi Kappa Alpha fraternity. Upon graduation with a degree in chemical engineering, he married his college sweetheart, Julie Ann Wooley in the summer of 1958.