Harvey P. Pegram, Jr., age 79, of Ellenboro, NC, passed away Monday, January 7, 2013.
Harvey was born May 29, 1933 in Guilford County, NC to the late Harvey P. Pegram, Sr. and Fern West Pegram. He was a veteran of the US Army and worked for J.C. Cowan/Burlington Industries as an electrical engineer for 42 years before his retirement. He also owned and operated the East End Auto Body Shop for several years. His favorite pastime was working and paying bills.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 61 years, Ruby Champion Pegram; one daughter, Ellen Pegram Hoppes; three sons, Keith Pegram, Scott Pegram and wife, Lori, Rodney Pegram and wife, Cheryl all of Ellenboro and one sister, Evelina Matthews of Burlington, NC. He is also survived by thirteen grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Reverend William Swink officiating. Interment followed in Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery with military honors being accorded by the Rutherford County Honor Guard.
Memorial donations are suggested to Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services is caring for the family of Mr. Pegram.