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Gary E. Liggett
Gary E. LiggettFishermanGary E. Liggett, 73 of Marysville, died Saturday, March 2, 2019 at OSU Medical Center after failing health for 7 years.

He was born February 9, 1946 in Marion to the late Owen Wayne and Frieda Lodell (Hickok) Liggett. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Connie Miller Forsythe and a grandson, Patrick Michael Liggett.

A 1964 graduate of Richwood High School, he worked for Sexton Drilling Company and for many years with Gary Herd Plumbing and Heating. Gary was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. In his later years he enjoyed shooting trap. He was a collector of old hunting traps. He and his wife Alice enjoyed scouting for antiques at the annual 127 Yard Sale, the world’s longest yard sale. They also often traveled to Topsail Island, North Carolina where he enjoyed surf fishing. Gary loved his dogs, but more than anything, he loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Alice (Klahn) Liggett, whom he married August 5, 1967; two sons, Glenn Liggett, Marysville; Gregg (Rachel) Liggett, Marysville; two sisters, Judy Coons, Bellefontaine; Carola Munz, Niceville, Florida; grandchildren, Linsay (Michael Knapp) Liggett, Courtney Liggett; and great-grandchildren, Linaya, Brayden, Casen and Linden; nephew Raymond Miller was especially supportive during his stay at OSU.

Funeral services will be Friday, March 8, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home, Richwood, with Pastor James Evans officiating. Burial will follow in Hopewell Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday from 5 to 7 PM at the funeral home in Richwood.

Memorial gifts may be made to Homeless to Home Animal Rescue and Cat Sanctuary, 1745 Marion-Waldo Rd, Marion, OH 43302.

Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballinger.com

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#1 from: Harley and Charlene Jolliff
Mon, Mar 4, 2019 at 5:19 PM

Our deepest sympathy. So sorry for your loss.

#2 from: Florence Borland
Mon, Mar 4, 2019 at 7:54 PM

Alice & family - So sorry to hear of your loss.  Gary put up a good fight & is now resting from his suffering.  May God comfort you & wrap His arms of love about you.  Our thoughts & prayers are with you
Russ & Florence

#3 from: Donna Sessler
Mon, Mar 4, 2019 at 9:39 PM

So sorry to hear this news. Gary is going to be missed by many. Love and prayers to the family.

#4 from: Gary Mannasmith
Wooster, ohio
Mon, Mar 4, 2019 at 10:24 PM

So sorry to hear of Gary’s passing. We were good friends back in the class of ‘64. May God welcome him and end his suffering.

#5 from: Peggy Jamison
Mon, Mar 4, 2019 at 11:25 PM

I'm so sorry that Gary passed, He was a great husband, father, grand=father & friend!  All your memories will keep you going! May God give you peace and comfort!

Peggy Jamison

#6 from: Colleen Fiant
Marion, Ohio
Tue, Mar 5, 2019 at 5:52 AM

Alice and family, I am so very, very sorry about your loss..I will keep your family in my prayers. Please take care of yourselves. Gary had such a great smile.❤

#7 from: Denise Grow
Tue, Mar 5, 2019 at 6:40 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.  We hope there's comfort in knowing that you have all of us to help you through this.  

#8 from: Angela McGraw
Tue, Mar 5, 2019 at 9:30 PM

Alice, I am so sorry to hear about Gary. He was a such a sweet man. May God wrap his arms around you and your family and comfort you. God bless.

#9 from: Mareva Page
Wed, Mar 6, 2019 at 10:09 AM

Alice - I am so sorry.  Thinking of you and your family.  Sending love and prayers❤️🙏

#10 from: Gary nibert
Wed, Mar 6, 2019 at 10:24 AM


#11 from: Alicia Mayes
Wed, Mar 6, 2019 at 11:52 AM

I am so sorry to hear of Gary's passing, Carola.
I can remember many years ago when our families were friends.  We had so much fun.  Gary was always so fun to be around.  
My prayers are with your whole family.  Alicia Mayes  (Evelyn and Floyd Williams daughter)

#12 from: Ann Hickok Fetters
Wed, Mar 6, 2019 at 1:21 PM

So sorry to hear of Gary’s passing. Thinking about you all with hugs and prayers.

#13 from: Judy Hall Baker
Wed, Mar 6, 2019 at 4:57 PM

So sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you all in this time of healing.

#14 from: Pamala Seeberg Schenk
Magnetic Springs ohio
Wed, Mar 6, 2019 at 6:17 PM

Have missed seeing Gary around with his pal Andy. My heart goes out to the family .. Quilt Hugs and Prayers. Pamala Seeberg Schenk

#15 from: Christy Hecker
North Lewisburg Ohio
Thu, Mar 7, 2019 at 9:02 PM

I am so sorry to hear that Gary (BigFoot) has passed. Every Time I seen him he was always smiling and laughing he was such a happy go lucky guy. Rest in peace BigFoot. Lots of Love and prayers to Alice,Glenn and Gregg.  

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