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Eldon D. Wigton

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Wigton Eldon D. Wigton, age 63, of Sunbury, a.k.a. Dr. Eldoonie and "world's fastest magician" took his final curtain call, passing away unexpectedly Sunday, March 3, 2013 at Sarah Moore Home in Delaware. He was born in Delaware on March 17, 1949 to the late Clayton Wigton and Natalie (Sheets) Wigton who died February 25th. A graduate of Buckeye Valley High School in 1967. He earned his master's degree in agriculture education his from The Ohio State University. Eldon taught agricultural mechanics first at Clark State and then at Delaware Joint Vocational School and OSU Newark before adapting magic as his full-time profession. Survived by sister, Belinda (David) Jackson of Galena; brother, Melvin (Pam) Wigton of Sherman, TX; niece, Melissa (Tom) Rankin; many cousins, including Margie and Fred Saull who assisted with his care; aunts, uncles, friends, and fellow magician's. In the word's of Eldon."It's been magic!" Friends may call 4-8 p.m., with K of P service at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the DeVORE-SNYDER FUNERAL HOME, SR's 3 at 61, Sunbury, where service will be Saturday 11 a.m. Interment Sunbury Memorial Park. For complete obituary or condolences visit: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 6, 2013
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