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SIGMAN dies at age 89, born NC, obit from Texas paper
Posted by: Ann Davis (ID *****7789) Date: March 14, 2003 at 06:10:51
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Obituaries from Marshall, Tx paper
Marvin S.

"Buck" Sigman

Marvin S. "Buck" Sigman, 89, of Waco, passed away on Feb. 14, 2003, at his family's home in Austin.

He was born in Statesville, N.C. on Aug. 7, 1913, to Robert Pinkney and Lila Fowler Sigman. Buck served for three years in the U.S. Army during World War II in Sicily, Italy, France, Germany and Austria. He fought in the D-Day invasion and the Battle of the Bulge.

Upon completing his military service in 1945, he returned to work at Imperial Reading Corporation. He began his employment as a supply clerk in Lynchburg, Va., and ended his career as plant manager in Marshall, Texas.

He retired after 40 years of loyal service. After retirement, Buck continued to stay busy. He managed Circle-Y Liquor store in Marshall for several years. He was an active member of the American Legion Association, the Moose Lodge and the Elks Club.

Buck was dedicated to his family. He enjoyed spending vacations with them on the beaches of Virginia and the Carolinas. Having an easy going attitude and smile, he lived life to its fullest.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Gunter Sigman; his son, Marvin Sigman; his daughter, Jill Leigh Sigman; his sister, Nell Sigman Evans and his father and mother.

He is survived by his daughter, Pamela Sigman Briggs and husband, Bruce, of Waco; his son, Jack Sigman and wife, Pam of Austin; and his three grandsons. Paul Marvin Briggs of Waco, Jackson Marvin Sigman and John Walker Sigman both of Austin.

A memorial service to celebrate Buck's life will be Feb. 16 at 4:30 p.m. at Tarrytown United Methodist church in Austin. He will be buried at Fort Hill Memorial Park in Lynchburg, Va.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.

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