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 Roger LeRoy Figg

Roger LeRoy Figg

New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois, USA
Death 8 Dec 1998 (aged 67)
Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Plot Y, 0, 45
Memorial ID 647192 · View Source
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Roger LeRoy Figg, 67, Milan, died Tuesday, Dec. 8, 1998, at Illinois Veterans' Home, Quincy.

Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hodgson Funeral Home Ltd., Rock Island, Bill Wilson, eulogist, officiating. Burial is in National Cemetery, Rock Island, with military rites conducted by Milan Legion/VFW. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. today. Memorials may be made to the family.

He was born May 28, 1931, in New Boston, the son of Floyd Figg and Ruth Garrett Figg. He married Virginia Cole April 19, 1959, in Knoxville.

He worked at Alcoa, Bettendorf, retiring in 1993 after 37 years as a shear operator.

He was a life member of Milan VFW; member of American Legion Post 569, Milan; Knights of Pythias; D.O.K.K. and its oriental band.

He was a Navy Korean veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia; daughters, Betty Lou Adams, Moline, Sharon McLain, Rock Island, Karen Figg, Milan; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Riva Lingenfelter, Aledo, Gayner Whan, Moline, Marcella Bennett, Milan; and brothers, Donald Figg, Keithsburg, and Robert Figg, Davenport. He was preceded by his parents; a sister, Della Weeks; and a brother, Arley Figg.
(Rock Island Argus, Dec. 9, 1998)

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  • Maintained by: Paul Mack
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 647192
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Roger LeRoy Figg (28 May 1931–8 Dec 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 647192, citing Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Paul Mack (contributor 47145486) .