Funeral service for Mr. Wendell Ward Pigg, age 62, of Petersburg, TN, will be conducted at 3 PM on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Ellis Coats and Bro. Randall Crabtree officiating. Burial will follow in Center Point Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held at 11 AM until 3 PM on Saturday at Higgins.
Wendell was born on August 8, 1957 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Jere Lynn and Etta Sue Dyer Pigg. He worked as a quality control manager for ABCO Corporation. He was a member of Friendship Church of Christ, Lincoln County Livestock Association, Lincoln County Horseman’s Association, Quality Control Society, DQP Inspector, and National Spotted Horse Association. He enjoyed farming, riding Harleys and horses, and leading singing at his church. Wendell never met a stranger and was known for the best sausage in Lincoln County. Mr. Pigg passed away on September 11, 2019 at his residence.
Survivors include his wife, Jill Sisk Pigg; sister, Gwen Wadley of Petersburg, TN; brothers and sisters-in-law, Nicky and Maudean Sisk, Cory and Susan Sisk, and Charles and Carmen Worley; nieces and nephews, Savannah Almy, Mallory Almy, Payton Sisk, Harley Sisk, Cody Sisk, Rachel Gray, Rebecca Gresh, and Sara Parnell, John Michael Pigg, and Eleina Rhoden; and special dog, Lillie. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Michael Lyn Pigg.
Memorials may be made to the Wendell Pigg memorial fund at the Bank of Lincoln County.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Wendell Ward Pigg.