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
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
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.
Walt. Be thou at peace.
Click here to go to
Walt's Last Roll Call Tribute.
Class Memorial Pages\D-1 Walt Ligon.pdf
WALTER BATCHELOR LIGON, JR.
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