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William James Ligon

November 21, 1943 ~ November 30, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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William Ligon Obituary

William James Ligon age 80, of Monroe, North Carolina, passed away peacefully on November 30, 2023 while under the care of Atrium Health Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

He was born in Charlotte, NC on November 21,1943 to David & Gladys Ligon at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte. North Carolina. Known as 'Bill' to his family and friends, he attended Harding High School in Charlotte and became a diesel service technician with Bobby McILroy at Southern Truck Service in Charlotte for the majority of his working career.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents David & Gladys Ligon, his sister Judy Dingman and his brother Tommy Ligon  He is survived by his wife Yvonne Ligon, his sister Joyce Ligon  his daughter Mary Jenkins and her husband Jason, his son  Mark Ligon and his wife Karen, his daughter Elizabeth Ligon  his daughter Jackie Belk and her husband Rick, his son Mike Tolley and his wife Megan, six grandsons, Eric Jenkins, Cameron Ligon, Richie Belk, Max, Penn and Luke Tolley. One granddaughter, Karsyn Ligon. as well as many nieces and nephews with their children.

Bill loved to play the guitar and sing Bluegrass Gospel music with a multitude of people over the years, including his band Pinetuckett. He provided numerous decades of service to his beloved church family from Garr Memorial/Greater Life Church. He and his wife are current member of Golden Acres Baptist Church of Stallings. 

Services will be held at Golden Acres Baptist Church, 15809 Lawyers Rd, Stallings, NC with a visitation on Monday, December 11, 2023 at 10:30 AM.  A service will follow at 11;30 AM. Pastor Bruce Pope and Pastor Randy Briscoe presiding. Burial at Lakeland Memorial Park, Monroe, NC. Arrangements are entrusted to Life and Legacy Funerals and Cremations,6525 Old Monroe Rd, Indian Trail, NC. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to Golden Acres Baptist Church.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
December 11, 2023

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Golden Acres Baptist Church
15809 Lawyers Rd
Stallings, NC 28079

Funeral Service
Monday
December 11, 2023

11:30 AM
Golden Acres Baptist Church
15809 Lawyers Rd
Stallings, NC 28079

Graveside Service
Monday
December 11, 2023

1:00 PM
Lakeland Memorial Gardens, Lancaster Avenue, NC

Donations

Golden Acres Baptist Church
15809 Lawyers Road, Stallings NC 28079

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