Hughes “Babe” M. Pendergrast was born April 1, 1935, in Union, South Carolina to the union of the late Henry and Sillar Pendergrast. He expired on March 18, 2020, at Weirton Medical Center.
Babe graduated from Union High School. He worked at Weirton Steel for over 30 years and drove for Bolgers Nursing Home for several years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Mabel Stevens, Anna Spencer, and Hazel Dawkins; brothers, William, Robert, and Henry Pendergrast; and a loving daughter, Marcia Lynn- Cruder.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Ruth; his sisters, Lucille Colliers and Dorothy Lee; brothers, Paul (Normie), James, and Richard Pendergrast, and Leroy Worthy; his son, Shawn West; sister-in-law, Anna Harris; special nieces, Valerie Curtis and Carolyn Dawkins; special nephews, Larry and Lawrence Fernandez and Joshua Harris; a Godson, Jermaine Culbreath and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Services will be held at Gregory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel, 255 S. 7th Street in Steubenville, Ohio, Saturday, March 21, 2020. Viewing from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m.
Rev. Norries A. Hood of Second Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio, will deliver the eulogy. Interment at Holly Hills Memorial Gardens in Colerain, Ohio.
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