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Richard Wayne Pegg

March 19, 1934 July 3, 2015
Richard Wayne Pegg
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Richard Wayne Pegg, age 81, of Golconda, IL passed away Friday, July 3, 2015 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville, IN.
He was born on March 19, 1934 to the late Elra Sr. and Opal (McAfee) Pegg in Reynolds, IL. He married Laveta “Jo” Slimp on September 30, 1955.
Richard enjoyed being outdoors, hunting and fishing; however, his favorite pastime was spending time with his family. He worked previously as a general foreman for Asplundh Tree Company.
Richard is survived by his wife, Laveta “Jo”, of Golconda, IL; one son, Steven (Karla) Pegg; one daughter, Sandie (Thom) Benson; four grandchildren, Trisha Cossey, Stephanie Dowdy, Mysti Harris, Ashley Beaumont; seven great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Keith Pegg, Michael Pegg; two brothers, Elra Pegg, Keith Pegg; two sisters, Wanda Hebert, Norma Willet.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, July 6, 2015 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL. Public visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until time of service on Monday. Brother Kevin Richerson will conduct the service. Burial will follow at Old Grand Pierre Cemetery near Raum, IL.
Memorials may be made to Ronald McDonald House Charities, Inc., 26345 Network Place, Chicago, IL 60673-1263

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