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Robert "Bob McClellan Pigg

May 28, 1930 ~ June 2, 2022 (age 92)

Obituary

Robert McClellan “Bob” Pigg, age 92, of Harrisburg, passed away at 1:30 AM, Thursday, June 2, 2022 at his residence in Harrisburg.

     Bob was born on May 28, 1930 in Terre Haute, Indiana to the late Denman Pigg and Ann E. Vice.  He married Doris M. Pigg on September 15, 1950 and she passed away on January 8, 2020; they enjoyed 69 years of marriage together. Bob was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He worked as a Railroad Machinist and retired from Penn Central. Bob was a hard worker and a great provider. He felt like “His work was never done.” He was a long time member of McKinley Avenue Baptist Church, the Harrisburg American Legion and formerly the Harrisburg Eagles. Bob loved gardening, hunting and fishing, particularly fishing on Lake of Egypt.

   Bob is survived by four children, Robert E. Pigg and wife Sandy of Benton, Illinois; Alan W. Pigg and wife Margaret of Anna, Illinois; Connie Nolen and husband Kenny of Harrisburg, Illinois; and Richard Pigg of Harrisburg; nine grandchildren, Lori Ann Tedeschi and husband Tom;  Robert Justin Pigg and wife Starla, Adam Nolen and wife Sara; Kaci Nolen and fiancé Derek Dillon; Jennifer Eastman and husband Adam, Christopher Pigg and wife Nicole; Benjamin Pigg and wife Jill, Captain Jason Pigg and wife Jessica; Autumn Watson and husband Josh; twenty great grandchildren; brother, Denny Pigg of Terre Haute; sister, Nancy Holten of Terre Haute; brother, Jack Pigg of Terre Haute; and sister, Treena Huey of Terre Haute; and several nieces and nephews.

     Bob was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Doris, sisters, Betty Edmonson and Joan Childers, brothers, Larry Pigg and Donald Pigg.

     Funeral services will be held at 4 PM, Sunday, June 5, 2022 at McKinley Avenue Baptist Church. Dr. Blaine Welker and Rev. Chris Wilson will officiate. Burial will follow Sunset Lawn Cemetery. Military grave side rites will be conducted by the United States Army, American Legion, Sons of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Visitation will be held from 2 PM to 4 PM, Sunday, June 5, 2022 at McKinley Avenue Baptist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital or Boys Town and envelopes will be available at the church. Condolences may be left for the family on his obituary page at www.reedfuneralchapel.com.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
June 5, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
McKinley Avenue Baptist Church
410 W. Sloan Street
Harrisburg, IL 62946

Funeral Service
Sunday
June 5, 2022

4:00 PM
McKinley Avenue Baptist Church
410 W. Sloan Street
Harrisburg, IL 62946

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