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Hugh Harrill Pegram


December 18, 2017

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Hugh Harrill Pegram

Hugh Harrill Pegram, 93, of Hendersonville, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, after a brief hospitalization for pneumonia.

He was born July 16, 1924, to Percival and Madge (Harrill) Pegram in Raleigh, N.C. The family moved while he was a young boy to Shelby, N.C., where he would grow up, graduated from high school and Blanton Business College and serve in the Army Air Corps during World War II.

He was an Eagle Scout and later a Troop Leader. A brief job with an arbor company led him to pursue a hobby of tree work until age 85.

He settled in Brevard and worked for Duke Power for 28 years,...

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