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Obituary for Don Carlos Pegs

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Donald Carlos Pegs, affectionately known as “Don Carlos”, was born on July 26th, 1951. He passed away peacefully in his sleep in the early morning hours of December 26, 2022. He was the third of five children born to Charles Benjamin Pegs and Hazel Marie Pegs. A native of Washington, D.C., Don Carlos was a warm, sweet sensitive soul who loved God, his family and music. His favorite songs were Shimmy Shimmy Coco Bop and Jesus Loves Me. He was always willing to sing both songs to whoever would listen.

Don Carlos was fond of physical activity and loved being outside. He had a special interest in firefighters and fire trucks. He had warm relationships with and enjoyed the company of his family members and caregivers.

Don is preceded in death by his parents, Charles Benjamin and Hazel Marie Pegs. He is also preceded by his sister, Evelyn Dolores Barr and brother Gerald Pegs. Don Carlos leaves to cherish and honor his memory: Sisters Carmen Miranda Byrd, Patricia Faggett, Karen Rosamond Pegs and Deborah Marie Pegs-Hickman. He also leaves Brother Charles Drew Pegs and Brother-in-Law Walter Faggett. Don Carlos is further survived by Uncles Louis Drew of Roanoke, VA, Randolph Drew of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, and Thomas Drew of Fort Washington, Maryland. He’s survived by Aunts Carolyn Drew and Jean Drew and Josephine Drew. Don Carlos leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Our family wishes to acknowledge and express our heartfelt gratitude for the love and care given at Comprehensive Care II, Washington, D.C. We offer special thanks to Alfred Sesay, Program Director, Special Friend Richard Gura, Mary Lewis, Dennis Okudinani, Ramatu Bangura and the entire staff. We appreciate and thank Joel R. Curtis, Attorney at Law.