Died May 13, 2014
Clinton Rex Pegram, 86, died on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at the Carlisle Care Center in Carlisle, Iowa, after a brief illness. Rex was born on August 12, 1927 to Benjamin and Ula (Nicholls) Pegram in Carlisle.
Rex graduated from Carlisle High School in 1945. He served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1945-46, being honorably discharged in 1946 . Rex was a lifetime member of the Carlisle American Legion Post #391.
Throughout his life Rex was active in his community and above all, devoted to his children and grandchildren’s lives as well as his nieces and nephews.
Rex is survived by his daughter Sheila (Marcel) Kramer, Crofton, NE; and three sons: Roger, Randy, Carlisle, IA , and Ron (Jenny) Pegram, Ankeny, IA; seven grandchildren and 17 great-grand-children; a brother Joe Pegram of Carlisle and many nieces and nephews and familes. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Eileen Smith, brother, Gene Pegram, nephews: Dennis Pegram, Gene Leonard, Shannon Smith, Job Burkhart.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00AM Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the Carlisle United Methodist Church. Burial will be at the Carlisle Township Cemetery with military honors provided by the American Legion Post # 391 and V.F.W. #2099. Visitation will be Friday evening from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Peterson Funeral Home in Carlisle, IA. Visitation will continue Saturday morning one hour prior to the funeral. Online condolences can be made at www.petersonfuneralservice.comInformation provided by: Peterson Funeral Home 415 School Street Carlisle, IA 50047 http://www.petersonfunerals.com