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The Cherryville Eagle

Bill Sigmon

Oct 11, 2019 08:42AM

Bill Sigmon

CHERRYVILLE – Billy (Bill) Frank Sigmon died Oct. 1, 2019 at Wendover of Shelby, N.C. Bill was born in Cherryville, Aug. 23, 1937. He was a son of the late Rufus Eugene and Vida Mauney Sigmon. He retired from Carolina Freight Carriers. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, where he was bestowed the honor of Elder Emeritus in 2010, served on various committees, was on the C.A.R.E. visitation team, cooked for Presbyterian Men’s monthly meetings, Wednesday night youth club, and other congregational meals. Bill was a member of the Men’s Bible Class and sang in the Church Choir.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Betty Boyd Sigmon; three brothers, J.T. Sigmon, Harold Sigmon, and Paul Sigmon; three sisters, Elsie Sigmon, Christine Sigmon Brown, and Meredith Sigmon Moore; sisters-in-law, Pat Sigmon and Deanne Sigmon, Brenda Holland, and Scharlene Reynolds; brother-in-law Gary Moore; two nieces, Suzanne Sigmon and Meleia Garcia; two nephews, Jeff Brown and Scott Faulkenbury; and brother, Darril Sigmon. 

Bill is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law; Myra and Roy Farnsworth, Sandy and David Heafner; three grandchildren, Meggan Harrelson and Seth, Logan Farnsworth, and Dylan Heafner. He is also survived by sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Larry Schubert of Charlotte; brothers and sisters-in-law, Martel Sigmon, Tim and Becky Sigmon, all of Cherryville, Dennis Sigmon of Weatherford, Texas, and Jimmie Sigmon of Lincolnton; sisters-in-law, Marie Sigmon, Dot Sigmon, Allie Faulkenbury, and Kay Stewart; brother-in-law, Bill Holland; numerous nieces and nephews; and longtime friend, Butch Sneed of Wilmington, N.C.

The funeral was Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at First Presbyterian Church, Cherryville, at 3 p.m., with the Rev. Dr. Billy T. Lowe officiating. Burial was at Cherryville City Cemetery.

The family received friends Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Carpenter – Porter Funeral and Cremation Services of Cherryville, and other times at the home of Roy and Myra Farnsworth.

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, Building Fund, 107 W. Academy St., Cherryville, NC, 28021, or Wendover Hospice, 951 Wendover Heights Dr., Shelby, NC, 28150, or the choice of the donor.

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Carpenter – Porter Funeral & Cremation Services served the family of Mr. Sigmon.