obituary header
Welcome to the memorial page for

Elizabeth "Betsy" Peckham

May 28, 1935 ~ April 12, 2017 (age 81)

Elizabeth “Betsy” Peckham, 81, of Eagle Rock, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Lewis Gale Medical Center in Salem.

Betsy was born May 28, 1935 and lived in Botetourt County since 1981. She was the daughter of the late Marion Butler and Eunice May Biller Reynolds.

Betsy was a self-employed artist. She was a member of the Botetourt Garden Club, Botetourt Historical Society and was employed at the museum; was a master-gardener for the Extension Service, volunteer for the National Park Service in Franklin County for ten years, and was active in Relay for Life for many years.

In addition to her parents, Betsy was preceded in death by her husband Robert S. Peckham. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Dale Morse and Susan Holland of Waynesboro, Virginia; daughter Laura Rogers of Amelia, Virginia; grandchildren: Jessica LeAnne Hobbs, Michael Carl Moseley, and Daniel Wayne Moseley; great-grandchildren: Shawn Michael Moseley, Gabriel Edward-Alexander Hobbs, Isabella Anne Moseley, and Madylen Justice Moseley; sister and brother-in-law Jane and Walter Hayam of New York.

A celebration of Betsy’s life will be 11:00 am, Saturday, April 15 at Rader Funeral Home, 630 Roanoke Road, Daleville with Ben Peyton officiating. Betsy’s family will receive friends at the funeral home 6-8pm Friday.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to The Wildlife Society, Virginia Chapter, 425 Barlow Place, Suite 200, Bethesda, Maryland 20814.

On-line condolences may be made to Betsy’s family at

Rader Funeral Home

 Service Information

April 14, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rader Funeral Home
630 Roanoke Rd.
Daleville, VA 24083

April 15, 2017

11:00 AM
Rader Funeral Home
630 Roanoke Rd.
Daleville, VA 24083

© 2018 Rader Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service