Rodney Clyde Pilgrim, 74, passed away Friday, November 24,
2017 at his home in Greenville. Mr. Pilgrim was born in Dallas, TX on August 4,
1943 to Herman Lee Pilgrim and Emma Jewell Anderson Pilgrim. He married Deborah
Payne on October 4, 1983. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and
great-grandfather. Professionally, he worked as a journeyman meat cutter and,
in retirement, went on to become a certified home inspector. He was a member of
the Masonic Lodge and the NRA.
Surviving family members left to honor his memory include
his wife, Debbie, daughters Denice and Virginia, and son Michael; grandchildren
Chris, Brandi, Dustin, and Austin; and great-grandchildren Riliegh and Logan.
He was preceded in death by his parents and cousin Archie Anderson.
Funeral services will be 10 am Tuesday, November 28, 2017 in
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at Memoryland Memorial
Park in Greenville. Visitation will be Monday, 6 to 8 pm at the funeral home.