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Gus Liggon Jr. / July 28, 2020

Gus Liggon, Jr., 90, of Chesterfield and formerly of Chase City died Thursday, July 23, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital, Midlothian.

He was born Sept. 23, 1929 in Amelia County, to the late Gus, Sr. and Amy Gugertha Carter Liggon. He received his education in the Mecklenburg County Public Schools, and at an early age joined Silone Baptist Church in Chase City.

He was a faithful member of Gethsemane Baptist Church; while there he was ordained as a deacon and taught Sunday School. He later moved his membership to St. Paul Church and Morning Star Full Gospel Assembly where he also served as a deacon, and was a chairperson on the Deacon board. He was a United States Army veteran, having served in the Korean War. He was employed by the Town of Chase City for many years until retirement.

He leaves to cherish his memories a daughter, Amy Dailey (Wade); sons, Gus Liggon III (India) and Stephen Liggon Sr. (Carolyn); stepdaughter, Charlene Marilla (Minnard); stepson, Reggie “Kenny” Vines; seven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren; three brothers, Rev. Dr. Garland B. Liggon Sr., Mallom Liggon, Sr. (Marva), and William Liggon Sr. (Kathy); two sisters, Bessie Boyd and Viola Terry; two sisters-in-law, Joan Liggon and Theresa Angevin, and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn E. Liggon; daughter, Sheilda Liggon Dixon; sister, Ida L. Pulliam, and brothers, Alfred Liggon and Fielder Liggon Sr.

A graveside service will be conducted Thursday, July 30, at 11 a.m. at Thyne Memorial Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Chase City with Rev. Dr. Garland B. Liggon Sr. officiating.

Public viewing will be held on Wednesday, July 29, from 2-6 p.m. Due to Covid-19, mask will be required to attend the service, and please practice social distancing.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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