Ray Pegram, 97, of Spindale, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2020.
A native of Henderson County, he was the son of the late Julius Faustus and Vista Merrell Pegram and husband to the late Madge Hardin Pegram.
Ray retired as president of Elmore Corporation. He served as a radio operator on a Douglas C-47 military transport aircraft in the US Army Air Corp. During WWII Ray participated in the Normandy Landings, Operation Market Garden, and Operation Plunder.
Left to cherish his memories are his children, Stan Pegram and wife Kathay of Cleveland, TN and daughter Jan Pegram Ballard and husband Larry of Raleigh; one granddaughter. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by brothers, Willis, John, James, and Harold.