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Thomas Lee Pigg

Thomas Lee Pigg, 91, of Mexia, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2024.

He was born in January of 1933 in Lena, Miss. He met the girl of his dreams in Louisiana in 1958 and married her two weeks later. They were married three weeks shy of 59 years when she passed away in 2017. His memorial service was held on June 1 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Mexia, Texas.

Thomas was an extremely outgoing person and always spoke to everyone he met. He was a great conversationalist and would always joke, and everyone enjoyed his sunny disposition. He taught all his children that everyone in life was equal, and no one was more important than anyone else. He was a great friend and a fair, loving and patient father. Thomas loved hanging out with friends and family, as well as having them over for meals. He and his wife were a wonderful cooking team. He was an accomplished welder with abundant accolades, as well as a pipefitter and air conditioning/heating man. He served in the Korean war for the Armed Services and received a purple heart and five other medals for his service. He will be missed by everyone that was fortunate enough to encounter his outgoing personality.

He leaves behind daughters, Sherri and husband Alex and Andrea; son Chris and wife Taylor; granddaughter Jennifer and husband Rob and great granddaughters Hailey and Teagan; grandson Nathan; great grand-daughters Cianna and Isabella; sisters Betty and husband Phillip and Martha Pounders. There are nieces, nephews and many friends who loved him dearly. He is preceded in death by his wife Roylene, son Richard, brothers Raymond and Marvin, sister Ruby and grandson Jacob.

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