Robert Lee Pedigo Jr. was born on 13 July 1917, son of Robert Lee Pedigo Sr. and Lola Ann Ford. He died non battle in a plane crash on 15 January 1943 and is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was a Second Lieutenant and attended the University of Tennessee in 1936. In a 1930 census he is mentioned as Bobby.

Monroe Morning World, 17 January 1943:
Second Lieutenant Robert L. Pedigo, 25, was killed yesterday in the crash of his plane while on a routine flight, the public relations office of Napier Field announced today. Lieutenant Pedigo formerly lived in Knoxville, Tenn., and was the son of Mrs. Lola A. Pedigo. He was a graduate of the University of Tennessee. Details of the crash were not disclosed.
  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 13 July 1917
  • Date of death: 15 January 1943
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Woodlawn Cemetery, Knoxville
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