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James Roger Pegg Obituary
James Roger Pegg

Memphis, TN

Mr. James Roger Pegg, 76, of Memphis, a Grenada native, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Memphis. He was born November 11, 1940 in Grenada to Roger Clark Pegg, Jr. and Lottie Mae Blissett Pegg. He attended John Rundle High School, Holmes Community College and Mississippi State University and worked for many years at the Parsons Engineering Corporation in Memphis. He was a member of the 173rd Petroleum Company, a US Army Reserve Unit based in Greenwood, MS, which was activated in 1968 and was deployed to Vietnam during 1968-1969. James was an active member of Ridgeway Baptist Church in Memphis and enjoyed being a member of the Faith Sunday School Class.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, April 27, 2017 at McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada with Rev. Ashley Ray officiating. Interment will follow in the Woodlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 PM Wednesday evening at McKibben and Guinn.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Sybil English Pegg; two brothers, Jerry Pegg (Jennie) of Grenada and Ron Pegg (Kim) of Peachtree City, GA; two sisters-in-law, Judy Alley (George) and Vanda Lenard (Drew), all of Vaiden, MS; two brothers-in-law, Ray English (Nora) of Vicksburg and Carl English (Karen) of Wilmington, NC; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Pallbearers will be his nephews, Ken Alley, Mark Alley, Barry English, Steve English, Daniel Lenard, Clark Pegg, Michael Pegg and Robert Pegg. Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Faith Sunday School Class at Ridgeway Baptist Church in Memphis.

Memorials may be directed to Ridgeway Baptist Church.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mckibbenandguinn.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of

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Published in The Commercial Appeal on Apr. 26, 2017
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