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Leonard Pigg Jr., 76, passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Born in Pulaski, Tennessee, he was the son of Leonard and Johnnie (Walker) Pigg Sr. He was educated in the Marshall County School System, graduating with the class of 1958. Furthering his education, he attended Jones Training School in Lewisburg, Tennessee and studied Auto Mechanics at Ivy Tech Kokomo. He enlisted and served in the United States Army in 1963, and was honorably discharged in 1965, after which he enlisted in the army reserve from 1965 to 1969. After relocating to Kokomo, he was employed at Chrysler for eight years and was a member of the Local 685. Other employment was for Sandy's Janitorial Service. Leonard became of member of Fountain of Life Worship Center, where he served as chairman of the deacon board. Being very active in the community, he was past president and vice president of the Kokomo branch of the NAACP, president of the Black and Tan Social Club and a Freemason.
He was also an entrepreneur, co-owning the Nix and Pigg Tavern. He had many loves in life, but his favorites were socializing with his buddies on the porch, feeding animals and watching football. Being a loving man, he had many nicknames he was known by including "Pacoo," "WinWin" and "Boss Man." He was formerly married to Kenosha Reese Pigg, who survives.
Leaving to cherish his memory are son, Leonard Pigg III, Kokomo; stepson, Carl Stits; daughter, Kimberly S. Pigg Alexander, Lewisburg, Tennessee; brothers, Robert A (Rita) Pigg, Pittsburg, Pennslyvania, Joe L. Pigg, Lynnnville, Tennessee, and James H. (Deloris) Pigg, Kokomo; sister Ruby M Womack, Cincinnati, Ohio; grandchildren, Justin O'Neal, Adriana (Trevor) Bugg and Bryson Alexander; great-grandchildren, Macklin and Macaulay; and special little ones, Carveair, Sakiyah and Alayzia.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Fountain of Life Worship Center with calling from 9 a.m. until time of service. Additional services will be held at noon Friday at the Family Life Center in Lewisburg, Tennessee, with calling from 11 a.m. until time of service. Burial will be in Beechwood Cemetery in Cornersville, Tennessee.
Arrangements entrusted to Bluitt and Son Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at www.bluittandson.com.
Published on April 9, 2017
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