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Charles Edward Pigg

September 30, 1938 — December 21, 2020

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Charles Edward Pigg, 82, retired Electrician for Maury Regional Medical Center, died Monday, December 21, 2020 at his residence in Santa Fe. A graveside service will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Santa Fe Cemetery with Pastor David Usery officiating. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 12:00 P.M.-1:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family suggests memorials to Santa Fe Cemetery, c/o Mark and Mimi Priest, 3782 Raleigh Beard Road, Santa Fe, TN 38401 or Mt. Wesley Akin Nazarene Church, 2013 New Highway 7, Columbia, TN 38401. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born September 30, 1938 in Maury County, he was the son of the late Hershel Farris Pigg and the late Johnnie Mai Vestel Pigg. On November 7, 1958, he married Mary Gail Rountree Pigg who preceded him in death October 1, 2017. He was a 1956 graduate of Santa Fe High School. Mr. Pigg began his electrician career with Frakes Electric and then in 1973 he started Pigg’s Electric. He enjoyed farming on his homeplace and restoring the Pigg Schoolhouse. Mr. Pigg was a member of Santa Fe United Methodist Church and attended Mt. Wesley Akin Nazarene Church. Survivors include his sister-in-law, Mattie Beth Hogan Pigg of Columbia; brother-in-law, Harry (Barbara) Rountree of the Water Valley Community; nephews, Steve (Julia) Priest of Columbia; Roger (Mary) Priest of Laguna Vista, Texas; Dan Pigg of Tennessee; and his beloved dog, Bo Willie. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his sister, Doris Priest; and brother, Wendell Farris Pigg. Active pallbearers will be Frank Jones, Marlin Arnold, Steve Patterson, Tony Foster, Jeff Estes, Tony Sowell, David Skillington, Elton Sisk, Daryl Brown, and Jimmy Massey. Honorary pallbearers include Steve Priest, Roger Priest, Dan Pigg, Michael Priest, Matthew Priest, Danny Obert, Ken MacNair, Daniel Bailey Santa Fe High School Class of 1956, and members of Mt. Wesley Akin Nazarene Church. The family would like to express a special thanks to all of Mr. Pigg’s caregivers who helped allow him to remain at home and took such good care of him.

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Sunday, December 27, 2020

12:00 - 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home

320 West 7th Street, Columbia, TN 38401

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Sunday, December 27, 2020

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