Mr. Lamar Brigdon (1929 - 2020)

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Riggs Funeral Home
1979 Highway 119 S
Guyton, GA
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Baptist Church at Ebenezer
Funeral service
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020
11:00 AM
The Baptist Church at Ebenezer

RINCON - Mr. Lamar Brigdon, 90, passed away at his residence Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020.
Mr. Lamar was born in Savannah on Aug. 16, 1929, to Newton and Laudess Brigdon. He was an active member of The Baptist Church at Ebenezer and was retired from Union Camp. He spent many years coaching youth baseball, helping build several ballparks in Effingham County, and was inducted into the Effingham County Sports Hall of Fame in 2019. A three-time Southeast Golden Globe Boxing Championship winner, he enjoyed boxing and water skiing. Above all, spending time with his family brought the greatest joy to his life.
He is preceded in death byhis parents, Newton and Laudess Brigdon; sons, Danny David Brigdon and Richard Allen Brigdon; brothers, Newton Jack Brigdon and Harry Brigdon; and sister, Marjorie Rogers. Survivors include:his loving wife of 69 years, Agnes Brigdon; sons, Michael Lamar Brigdon(Becky) of Rincon and James "Jimmy" Dale Brigdon of Rincon; daughter, Lynn Brigdon of Rincon; sister, Ruth Ulmer of Savannah; grandchildren, Danny Brigdon, Erica Lee, Trey Brigdon and Bobby Brigdon; great-grandchildren, Lacy, Zackery, Allen, Avery, Adam, Emory, Colton, and Everly; and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, at The Baptist Church at Ebenezer from 10-11 a.m. Funeral services will immediately follow and the burial will be held in the church cemetery.
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Published in Effingham Herald from Jan. 22 to Jan. 28, 2020
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