Mr. James Richard Pigg, age 73, of LaGrange, passed away on December 20, 2017 at the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Pigg was born on January 9, 1944 in New York, New York to the late Herman Eugene Pigg and Connie Slay Pigg. He served in the United States Marines and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Ministry and an Associate's Degree in Biblical Studies from Andersonville Theological Seminary. He worked for Eastern Airlines, retired from the Troup County School System and was a ordained Minister and Music Evangelist.
Survivors include his wife, Diana Holliday Pigg; stepsons, Dennis Massey (Donna) and Gilbert Massey and family; brothers, Michael and Barbara, Gary, Kenny and Ronny and Gwen; sister, Karen Pigg; 8 nephews and 5 nieces; extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Higgins LaGrange Chapel with Rev. Tommy Jeter and Rev. Steve Van officiating. Interment to follow at Shadowlawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Friday from 12:00 pm until service hour. Online condolences can be sent to the family at http://www.higginsfuneralhomes.com./
In lieu of flowers, family request donations to the American Diabetes Association at http://www.diabetes.org/