Earl C. ''Buck'' Sigmon

Earl C. ''Buck'' Sigmon, 79, of Halifax, died Thursdsay, November 21, 2013 surrounded by his loving family.

A native of Catawba County, North Carolina, Earl was the son of the late Edward Clarence and Annie Lee Huffman Sigmon.

''Buck'' was an avid sportsman; he loved hunting, fishing, and golf. He played semipro baseball as a young man.

He was a longtime member of Halifax United Methodist Church. He served on many boards and committees within the church, and once received the missionary of the year award from the church. He served on the Halifax Town Board and was the former Fire Chief with the Halifax Volunteer Fire Department.

''Buck'' is survived by his wife of 58 years, Jean Drum Sigmon; his daughter, Tami S. Vaughan of Rocky Mount; sons, Mark Sigmon and his wife, Deanna, of Halifax, and Eric Sigmon and his wife, Melissa, of Cary; eight grandchildren, Michael Vaughan and Jenn, Amber S. Pope and her husband, Chris, Meggon S. Hammack and her husband, Jonathan, Brittney Sigmon, Cameron Sigmon, Caroline Sigmon, Kenley Sigmon and Mark Sigmon, Jr.; four great-grandchildren, Kaiden and Bryson Vaughan, Bentley Ryan Bell, and Bentley Alan Pope; his mother-in-law, Hazel B. Drum of Hickory, NC; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for ''Buck'' will be Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Halifax United Methodist Church with Rev. Steve Formo officiating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Saturday, November 23, 2013 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the church and other times at the home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Halifax United Methodist Church prayer garden in ''Buck’s'' memory.

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