He was retired after 44 years of service at Republic Steele.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen Pledger; children, Floyd Pledger and Billy Ray Pledger; parents, George William Pledger and Paralee Holden Pledger; and siblings, Eddie Pledger, Willie Lee Quinn, Virginia Pledger and Marie Fowler.
He is survived by his daughter, Judy Jefferson and husband, Carlos; daughters, Nina Busby and Mila Kay Hunt; sons, Ray Pledger, Loyd Pledger, Gary Pledger and family with a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; grandchildren, Keith Parvin and wife, Tabi, Tracy Parvin Prescott and husband, Mike, Michael Parvin and wife, Rhonda; great-granchildren, Chelsea Prescott, Sarah Parvin, Paige Prescott, Josh Parvin, Andrew Parvin, McKale Prescott, Hallee Prescott, Emily Parvin and Taylor Parvin; great-great grandchild, Nash Prescott; siblings, Norman Pledger, Malcolm Pledger, Dale Pledger and wife, June, and Shirley White; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Thank you to Baptist Medical Center-Walker’s staff, Ridgeview and staff, SouthEast Hospice and an extra special thank you to Charemon Holley.
Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5533