Charles Edwin Liggett (1949 - 2017)

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Charles Edwin Liggett, 68, of Vandalia, passed away at 11:21 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia.
Services will be held at noon on Saturday at Pagel Funeral Homes in Edgewood, with Mike Durre officiating. Burial will be in Oskaloosa Cemetery in Clay County. A two-hour viewing will be held prior to services on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial: Oskaloosa Cemetery in Edgewood. Online condolences can be expressed at
Mr. Liggett was born on Sept. 5, 1949, in Sterling, the son of George and Mary (Krutsinger) Liggett.
Charles worked at the Vandalia Correctional Center for 32 years. He was a member of Gold Wing Road Riders Association motorcycle club. He was in the National Guard from 1968-74 and was stationed in Alaska during that time. He enjoyed motorcycles, camping, traveling, building model airplanes, music and spending time with his friends and family. He was the lead guitar in his band, "Knockabout."
He is survived by his companion of 12 years, Peg Sewell of Vandalia; son, Jason Liggett and his wife Emily of Louisville, Ill.; daughter, Amanda Barbee of Flora; sister, Lois Green and her husband Charlie of Farina; and grandchildren, Blair Liggett and Kaden Barbee.
He was preceded in death by his parents.

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St. Peter, IL 62880
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Published in The Leader-Union from Dec. 21, 2017 to Jan. 3, 2018