Thomas Walker Pedigo, 77Click here to see the photo image of the obit. The date is incorrect in the newspaper.

McMinnville resident, Thomas Walker Pedigo, 77, died Dec. 18 at his home.

An account manager for J.D. Mullican Construction and later employed with Carrier, he was a member of Smartt Church of Christ. He served his country in the U.S. Army as a sergeant during the Korean War with service in Germany. He was a life member of the VFW AmVets and American Legion. He spent his life writing, recording and publishing songs and was a lifetime member of Chattanooga Music Union Local 80 and a lifetime member of the Country Music Association.

He is survived 6y his wife, Mary Rebecca (Becky) Rogers
Pedigo; daughter and son-in-law, Reta D. and Colonel Frederick
Carter; sisters, Oleda Pedigo of LaVergne and Magdalena Beck of
Carthage; brother and sister-in-law, James Wesley and Inez Pedigo
of McMinnville; brother-in-law and wife, Calvin and Nancy
Rogers of McMinnville; grandsons, Raymond Thomas Carter, Benjamin Lee Carter; and great-grandson, Kellen Jaymes Carter; special friends, Sandra (Sandy) Wade and her husband, David, several nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by parents, Walter and Lou Anna (Moore) Pedigo and one infant sister.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Love-Cantrell & Cope Funeral Home Chapel with Larry Vinson officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory. Visitation will be held today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Love-Cantrell & Cope Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Smartt Church of Christ in Mr. Pedigo’s name.

Love-Carttrell & Cope Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Dec. 21, 2008


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Whiskey, Women and Wild Living 

Redheaded   Woman

Love is Blind

Goodbye Old St Louis

Only in My Dreams

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