Richard Vernon Pegg Jr.
1941 - June 29, 2023

Richard Vernon Pegg Jr., age 82, of LaFayette passed away June 29, 2023.

Vernon was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Sue Rice Pegg; son, Douglas Johnson; grandsons, Nathan Parm and Damon Johnson; parents, Richard Vernon Pegg, Sr. and Mary Hampton Pegg; and brother, Kenneth Pegg.

Vernon graduated from LaFayette High School and was a veteran of the US Air Force. He retired from the carpet industry after 50 years of service and later worked for Shop-Rite for 13 years.

He is survived by his daughters, Robin (Joel) Parm and Lynn (David) Otting; grandchildren, Eric Parm, Danielle (Matt) Warren, Lauren (Justin) Smith, Jo Otting, Dustin (Audrey) Indigo, Derek Johnson, Ashley (Bryan) Bird, Megan Johnson, and Dillion Johnson; and brother, Jimmy Pegg; three nephews; two nieces.

The funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 1, in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Pastor Shane Harris officiating.

Pallbearers are Eric Parm, David Otting, Jimmy Pegg, Dustin Indigo, Joel Parm, and Derek Johnson.

Honorary pallbearers are Chris Pegg, Brandon Pegg, and Dillion Johnson.

Interment will be at LaFayette City Cemetery.

Family will welcome friends on Saturday, July 1st, from 1 pm until the hour of service.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

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Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home
121 West Villanow Street
LaFayette, GA 30728
(706) 638-2222
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