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Terry Lee Pedigo

November 15, 1946 ~ October 20, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Terry Pedigo Obituary

Terry Lee Pedigo, age 76, of Christopher, passed away at 3:40 p.m. Friday, October 20, 2023, at the SSM Good Samaritan Hospital of Mt. Vernon, IL.

His wishes are to be cremated, with no public services.

Leffler Funeral Home of Benton; is in charge of the cremation arrangements.

Terry was born on November 15, 1946, in Benton, IL; the son of Rice Pedigo and Flossie (Carpenter) Pedigo. He married the former Patricia Ann Summers on August 19, 1999, and she survives.

He was a retired carpenter. He also formerly worked at Old Ben Coal Company Mine 24 and used to sell fish.

Terry enjoyed fishing, hunting, knife collecting, antiquing, and spending time with his grandkids.

He is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Patricia Pedigo of Christopher; three children: Terry Wayne Pedigo and wife Brenda of Christopher, IL, Penny Smith and husband Christopher of West Frankfort, IL, Tammy Duncan and husband Roger of West City, IL; six grandchildren: Bill Bryant of Coello, IL, Kellie Bryant of Carbondale, IL, Blake Pierce of West Frankfort, IL, Alexa Pierce of Carbondale, IL, Levi Noel and wife Annie of West Frankfort, IL, Amanda Reed and husband Mike of Mulkeytown, IL; eight great-grandchildren; a sister Paulette Sullivan of Royalton, IL; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son Cory Summers; three brothers: Jesse Pedigo, Anthony Pedigo and Dennis W. Pedigo; and two sisters: Lela Briley and Gloria Tick.

Memorial contributions, in memory of Terry may be made to the American Lung Association, 55 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601; or go to

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