Mr. William "Bill" Pettigrew (1954 - 2020)

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Riggs Funeral Home
1979 Highway 119 S
Guyton, GA

Mr. William Pettigrew, 65, passed away Feb. 5, 2020, at Chandler Hospital in Savannah, Georgia.
Mr. Bill was born March 13, 1954, in Fort Worth, Texas, moved to Cocoa Beach, Fla., during his teen years, then to Daytona Beach for several years. He made Rincon his home in 2003 and resided there until he went home to be with the Lord.
He loved bass fishing in Florida and car racing. His favorite car was the GTO, also known as, "The Judge." He had the pleasure of owning several though the years. He was a self-owner operator of OMC Construction Company. He was mostly known for vinyl siding and screen rooms through OMC. He could build or remodel homes from the ground up.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Vicki and William Pettigrew; aunts, uncles and two sisters.
He is survived by his wife, JoAnne Pettigrew; daughter, Jessica Pettigrew; sons, Billy, Matthew and Dylan Pettigrew; granddaughter, Lillie; brother, Jimmy Pettigrew of Florida; several brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and loving aunts from Texas, and friends.
A celebration of life will be on a later date, that will be announced through a Facebook group called "Wild Bill's Celebration." If you are unable to make the event, you can also send your condolences on the groups page or message the family personally through the page.
His wife and children would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff at Chandler ICU for all the care, service and love that they shared not only towardMr. William but toward the family as well. They feel truly blessed and thankful for everyone who has impacted William over the years.
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Riggs Funeral Home, Guyton, (912)772-7047
Published in Effingham Herald from Feb. 12 to Feb. 18, 2020
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