Robert Lee Ligon

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Robert Lee Ligon age 85 of Russellville died Monday, January 2, 2012 at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center. He was born July 1, 1926 at Dallas, Texas to the late Robert Lee and Tessie Irene Ligon. He is preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Di Ann; one brother, Wayne; one sister, Christine; two sons, Robert and his wife Brenda, Ralph and his wife Julia; grandchildren, Lowry, Michelle, Renae; great grandchildren, Whitlea, Taylor, Kyle, Alexis, Bailea, Melanie, Clark, Abby, Tanya and Jamie.

Robert served in the Army in the South Pacific including the occupation of Japan. He received WWII Victory and ASIATIC Ribbons. After the war he became an AKC Judge and started breeding and showing dogs in 1948 producing several international champions. He retired and moved from Houston, Texas to Arkansas in 1986 to raise registered Red Brangus having one grand champion. Robert was respected and honored by all. He had a good firm, strong hand shake which was his word. We will truly miss him.

Cremation Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home and River Valley Cremations of Dardanelle. Online guestbook and condolences at

Published on from Jan. 4 to Jan. 17, 2012
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