June 17 1933 August 2 2019
Henry Peguese, Jr., affectionately known as “Peter”, was born on June 17, 1933, in Bennettsville, South Carolina. At an early age, he moved to Englewood, New Jersey, where he was raised by his Aunt Stella. He attended Dwight Morrow High School where he was a dynamic basketball player. After graduating, he attended Norfolk State University for one year before enlisting in the United States Army as a Military Policeman and he loved to travel. After three years in the Army, he was employed with Lever Brothers where he retired after 49 years and moved to Newport News, Virginia. After being retired, Mr. Peguese became a Bus Driver for the Newport News School District and also worked at Busch Gardens. Mr. Peguese enjoyed jazz music and was an avid sports fan of Basketball, Football, and Tennis. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and his wife, Lula. He was preceded in death by his son, Anthony (Tony Peguese). Mr. Peguese leaves to mourn a wife, Mrs. Lula Peguese; four children, Vernard Peguese, Nancy Peguese, Ali Peguese, and Omar Posey; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Mr. Henry Peguese please visit our Sympathy Store.
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Death notice for the town of: Newport News, state: Virginia