Lawrence “Ray” Pigott, Jr., 75, of Lumberport, passed away at 6:01am, Friday, May 24, 2019 at Meadowview Manor in Bridgeport. He was born in Brown, WV, May 31, 1943, a son of the late Lawrence Ray Pigott, Sr. and the late Mary Elizabeth Currey Pigott. Surviving are his wife, Nancy Lee Murray Pigott, whom he married July 23, 1965, four children, Lisa Marie Woodruff and her husband Rick, Frankfort, KY, Travis Ray Pigott and his wife Deann, Springfield, TN, RaEtta Wentz and her husband Timothy, Shinnston, Rebecca Myers and her husband Doug, Knoxville, TN, six grandchildren, Jacob Paul Wentz and his companion Kayla Griffin, Luke Wentz, Eden Rose Woodruff, Kaylee Pigott, Kaitlyn Pigott, and Emilee Myers, one great granddaughter, Wrenley Wentz, one brother, Paul Pigott and his wife Lois, Margaret, WV, two sisters Lurae Ash and her husband Delbert, Salem, and Sue Lane and her husband John, Philippi. In addition to his parents, Ray was preceded in death by one grandchild, Benjamin Ray Wentz, and one sister in infancy.
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Ray retired from the WV Department of Highways where he worked in bridge construction. He was also a farmer who loved flowers and gardening. He enjoyed squirrel and deer hunting and was a founding member of the Jones Run Independent Church.
The family will receive friends at the Perine Funeral Home, 1348 S. Pike St., Shinnston, from 3-8pm, Monday. A funeral service will be held at the Jones Run Independent Church, Lumberport, Tuesday, May 28 at 11am. Mr. Pigott will lie in state one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in the Lion’s Club Cemetery in Lumberport. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Jones Run Independent Church Youth and Children's Fund, P.O. Box 554, Lumberport, WV 26386. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.perinefunerals.com. The Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Pigott family.