Mr. David Lee Piggie, age 73 of Sanford NC, transitioned into eternal rest on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at his residence.
David Lee Piggie was born on June 29, 1948, in Sanford, NC to Virginia Piggie and Leroy Verbal. He departed this life on Tuesday, September 21, 2021.
He attended W.B. Wicker School and graduated from Horton High School in Pittsboro, NC.
He joined the Marine Corps after high school and upon returning home, he went to work at Steel and Pipe Corporation. He worked there for 30 years. After his retirement from Steel and Pipe, he volunteered at the Enrichment Center of Lee County.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father, brothers, Benjamin Piggie, Alton Ray Piggie and Robert Earl Piggie.
He leaves to cherish his memories: two sons, Vernell Maurice McLain (Karen) and Marcus Hunter; one stepson, Clarence Hunter; six grandchildren, Chasatie Vernell Toomer, Maurice DeQuan McLain, Margrianna Vernae’ McLain, Aneesha Vernell McLain, Vernell Maurice McLain, Jr., and Dylan David Carter McLain; one great granddaughter, Malaysia Shiann McLain; one sister, Shirley P. Marion; two brothers: Larry T. Piggie (Patricia) and Bobby Lynn Piggie (Shelia); two special friends, Margaret Hunter and Vicky Flowers and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
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