obit Williard C. Liggett picWillard C. Liggett, 88, of Dennison, passed away on July 21, 2014 at his home after a period of declining health. Born July 4, 1926 in Dennison, he was a son of the late Robert Roy and Iva Hazel (Cunard) Liggett.

Willard was a graduate of Dennison High School in 1944 who devoted his life to his family and working on their farm. He was also the owner of Reed Feed Country Store and a sales representative for Mullet Coal. He enjoyed working on the farm and with his animals, and, most of all, he treasured the time he spent with his grandchildren. He was a longtime member and former trustee of Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church and a member of the Prosperity Grange, as well as serving as a past Union Township Trustee.

Services for Willard, officiated by Pastor Brian Flood, will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 24, in the R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home in Dennison, with interment following at Uhrichsville’s Union Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Those wishing to honor his memory by a charitable contribution are encouraged to do so to Community Hospice.

A full obituary will be published in an upcoming edition of the News-Herald