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Ernie Veglio

September 27, 1963 — December 28, 2023

Paris, Tennessee

Ernest Joseph “Ernie” Veglio, age 60 of Paris, TN, died Thursday, December 28, 2023.

He was the former owner & operator of JB’s Express Mart in Paris.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, mowing fast, riding his 4-wheeler, and being outside.  Ernie enjoyed keeping his fowls, poultry, turkeys, and ducks.  He loved hunting with his daughters and cooking for them in the duck & deer blind.  Ernie enjoyed hanging out with his hunting friends and farming with his father-in-law, Ron.

Ernie was born September 27, 1963, in Memphis, TN, to the late John Lewis Veglio, II, and the late Margaret Giacosa Veglio.

He was married October 16, 2004, to Kim Brown Veglio, who survives, of Paris, TN.

Along with his wife, he is also survived by his two daughters, Allie Veglio and Anna Veglio both of Paris, TN; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ron & Sue Brown of Paris, TN; several brothers and sisters, Vickie Veglio of Memphis, TN, Charlene (Greg) Williford of Rossville, TN, Catherine (Greg) Robertson of Bartlett, TN, John (Kathy) Veglio III, of Memphis, TN, Albert (Sharon) Veglio of Bartlett, TN, and Charles (Patricia) Veglio of Arlington, TN; and his beloved dog, Tucker.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death his son, Joseph Brandon “Joe” Veglio.

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN.  Visitation will be Saturday, December 30, 2023, from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, and continue Sunday, December 31, 2023, from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm.  The funeral service will be Sunday, December 31, 2023, at 2:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with Charlie Cate officiating.

Serving as pallbearers will be Gerald Howard, Ricky “Stick” McLin, Wayne Fuqua, Keith Hickman, Micah Fuqua, Steve Brewer, Randall Bowden, Kenny Louden, Rod Frey and Joe Turner.

Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park in Paris, TN.

 

 

 

 

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Visitation

Saturday, December 30, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Ridgeway Funeral Home

201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN 38242

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Visitation

Sunday, December 31, 2023

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Ridgeway Funeral Home

201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN 38242

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Funeral Service

Sunday, December 31, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Ridgeway Funeral Home

201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN 38242

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