Bruce Howard Peggs

May 16, 1943 ~ July 11, 2020 (age 77)


Sumter, SC…Bruce Howard Peggs, age 77, beloved husband of fifty four years to Marie Yvonne Fontenot Peggs, died on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at his residence.


Born in Syracuse, NY, he was the son of the late James Gregory Peggs and Miriam Louise Small Peggs. Mr. Peggs was an active member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church where he was a member of the Wesley Sunday School Class. He was very involved with his family, work and church.


Surviving in addition to his wife Yvonne are his three daughters, Kimberley Roupe and her husband David of Sumter, Cheryl Floyd and her husband Johnny of Sumter, and Deanna Mahaley and her husband Ken of Stockbridge, GA; one brother, Richard Peggs and his wife Sue of Dallas, GA; one sister, Nancy Bean and her husband Bob of Hastings, NY; seven grandchildren, David Roupe, Courtney Roupe, Jay Floyd, Anna Floyd, Camryn Hatcher, Hannah Mahaley, and Morgan Mahaley and six great grandchildren.


Services will be held at a later date.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 211 Alice Drive, Sumter, SC 29150, American Cancer Society, 200 Center Pointe Circle, Suite 100, Columbia, SC 29210, or MUSC Foundation, 18 Bee Street, MSC 450, Charleston, SC 29425.


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