- Cullman, Alabama

July 13, 2013

Ruel John Thomas Pigg

The Cullman Times

CULLMAN — Ruel “Russ” John Thomas Pigg, 88, of Addison passed away on July 12, 2013 surrounded by his family.

He was born on April 15, 1925 in Addison. Russ enjoyed fox hunting, deer hunting, watching the Atlanta Braves and riding.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 14, 2013 from 6-8pm at Nichols Funeral Home in Addison, where services will be held on Monday at 11am.  Brother Jeffrey Wiggins and Brother Gordon Freeman will officiate.  Burial will be in Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery in Addison.

He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Cora Pigg; son, Craig Pigg and his wife Marsha; daughter, Vickey Andrews; sister, Winnie Rodgers; and he was Paw Paw to two grandchildren, Matthew Andrews and Lana Hines and her husband Vance.

He was preceded in death by his parents, General and Alene Pigg; brothers, George Pigg, Jessie Pigg, Ralph Pigg, Dallas Pigg and Buck Pigg; and sisters, Jewell Hudson, Marie Bartlett and Edna Cutcher.

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