Louis Edward Pigford

March 24, 2024
Louis Edward Pigford

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Louis Edward Pigford 83, of Wilmington, NC passed away at his home on Sunday, March 24, 2024.

A lifetime resident of Wilmington he was born to the late James Delesly and Lelia Virginia Crocker Pigford.

Louis retired from CSX Rail Road after 34 years of service.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years Helen Ezzell Pigford daughter Sandra Pigford Osborne and son Louis Edward Pigford, Jr. and wife Melissa of Wilmington. He also leaves behind his grandchildren Kimberly Pigford and Partner Brett West, Tiffany McDonald and husband Chris, Ryan and Gary Lanier one great granddaughter Everly Glen McDonald.

A memorial service will be conducted 11 AM Thursday, March 28, 2024 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to Southside Baptist Church 3320 College Rd., Wilmington, NC 28412

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 South 41st Street Wilmington, North Carolina 28403.
910-791-9099.


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  • March 29, 2024
    Ira L Lewis Barbara C Lewis says:
    so sorry about Louis' passing. I do so remember all the good times we had at First Assembly. Dot and I were talking about the "Old Times". They will never be the same. I know you and the children have a lot of good memories.

  • March 28, 2024
    Teresa (Hyatt) Stiles says:
    Mr Pigford was a wonderful guy to work with at the Railroad. He will be greatly missed. RIP.

  • March 28, 2024
    Lynn Fontana lit a candle:
    Lit since March 28, 2024 at 3:06:10 PM

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  • March 28, 2024
    Charlotte and Leo Leonard says:
    So sorry to read of Louis’s passing. Couldn’t have a nicer friendlier neighbor. Rest in peace.