SFC ret. William M. Tignor

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HINESVILLE - SFC William M. Tignor (United States Army, retired), 77, passed away on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Savannah Hospice House surrounded by his family.
A resident of Hinesville for the past 42 years, Sergeant First Class Tignor was retired from the U.S. Army after 22 years of service, including two tours in Vietnam. He served with the Hinesville Police Department, first as a reserve police officer then fulltime after his retirement from the Army. He retired after 25 years with the department. He enjoyed fishing and shrimping.
He was preceded in death by his son, Parker Tignor; father, Parker L. Tignor; mother, Kathleen Wilson; and stepdaughter, Roseann Denbow.
Surviving are his wife of 30 years, Kathy Tignor; daughter, Claudia Johnson (Charles) of Alabaster, AL; grandchildren, Bill Johnson (Ashley) of Athens, AL, Nikki Johnson of Talladega, AL, Parker Leigh Tignor of Oak Creek, WI, and Stephanie Reilly (Corey) of Oregan, WI; seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, at Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel. Graveside service with full military honors will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 17, at Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Glennville.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests remembrances to Hospice Savannah, P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416.
Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.carteroglethorpe.com.
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Hinesville, GA 31313
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Published in Coastal Courier from May 15 to May 22, 2018
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