Jerry Richard Ligon, 77, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020 in Lubbock, TX. Services were held at the Eliasville Church of Christ at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, May 16, 2020 with Larry Pratt officiating. Burial in Baldwin Ranch Cemetery in Young County was under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.
Jerry was born November 13, 1942 in Lubbock, TX to Jessie and Opal (Cox) Ligon. He graduated from Post High School in 1961. After high school, Jerry attended Lubbock Christian College and South Plains College. His career was in the oil chemical industry during which he founded L Chem Tech located in Graham, TX.
Survivors include: two sons, Richard Ligon and Michael Ligon and wife, Dena both of Graham, TX; three sisters, Dolores Bowen and husband, Kenneth of Lubbock, TX, Stephanie Reynolds and husband, Rick of Austin, TX, and Patricia Whitworth and husband, Keith of Lubbock, TX; six grandchildren, Richard Ligon, II, Cheyenne Ligon, Brittany Smyers and husband, Jacob, Hope Ligon, Tori Ligon, and Rachel Ligon; 5 great-grandchildren; and special friend, Jerald Adkisson.
He was preceded in death by daughter, Jerri Ligon; father, Jessie Ligon; mother, Opal Davis; stepfather, Elvus Davis and aunt and uncle, Frankie and C.R. Baldwin.