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Walter B. Ligon, Jr.

Company D-1

20 May 1939 - 2 Nov 2014

Place of Death: Silver Spring, MD

Interment: TBD

It is with great regret and sorrow that we must notify you of the death of our classmate, Walt Ligon, on November 2, 2014, in Silver Spring, MD. 

Walt is survived by his son, Walter Ligon III and his wife, Becky; daughters, Dorothy Thornton and her husband, Chris, and Zoe Ligon; grandchildren Walter Ligon IV, Marianne Ligon, Leonard Ligon, Melissa Thornton, and Amelia Thornton; his brother, Thomas Ligon; and sisters, Linn Ligon and Kathleen Williams. 

The family will receive friends from 1 pm until the time of the memorial service at 2 pm on Friday, November 7, 2014 at Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home, 11800 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD  20904.  A reception will follow at 15129 Deer Valley Terrace, Silver Spring, MD  20906. 

Condolences may be sent to Dorothy Thornton, 164 Interlochen Drive, Atlanta, GA  30342. 

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations in Walt's memory be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS  66675. 

Well done, Walt.  Be thou at peace.

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Class Memorial Pages\D-1 Walt Ligon.pdf



On Sunday, November 2, 2014, WALTER BATCHELOR LIGON, JR. of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved father of Walter B. Ligon III (Becky), Dorothy M. Thornton (Chris) and Zoe A. Ligon; dear brother of Thomas B. Ligon, Linn Ligon and Kathleen Ligon Williams; cherished grandfather of Walter B. Ligon IV, Marianne M. Ligon, Leonard J. Ligon, Melissa M. Thornton and Amelia C. Thornton. Also survived by Pepper.

Family will be receiving friends on Friday, November 7, 2014 from 1 p.m. until time of memorial service at 2 p.m. at the Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home, 11800 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20904. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in his name to Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675.

Published in The Washington Post on Nov. 6, 2014