George Liggett Jr. (87) of Farina

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Published on January 9 2014 6:43 pm

George Liggett Jr., 87, of Farina, IL. passed away at 1:43 p.m. on Monday, January 6, 2014 at his residence.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Pagel Funeral Home in Edgewood, IL. with Mike Durre officiating.  Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Burial will be in Oskaloosa cemetery in Clay County following the funeral service. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.

George was born on October 26, 1926 in Larkinburg Township, Clay County, Illinois, the son of George Sr. and Jessie (Hoffman) Liggett. He married Mary Krutsinger on July 8, 1948 in Clay County. She preceded him in death on March 21, 2009.   He was Mechanic at Iola Stone Quarry for several years.

He is survived by his three sons, Charles Liggett (companion Peggy Sewell) of Vandalia, IL., Carl Liggett (wife Leona) of Bicknell, IN., James Liggett of Farina, IL.; daughter, Lois Green (husband Charles) of Farina, IL.; one brother, Allie Evan Liggett of Washington; sister -n-law, June Liggett of Indiana; six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Edward Liggett, Earl Liggett, and one sister, Frankie McConnell.