DIXON, Ky. (4/14/14) — Henry Lanson Pigman, 87, Dixon went home to be with the Lord 10:20 pm April 12, 2014 at his home following a long illness.

A native of Union County, Ky., he was born Oct. 10, 1926, the son of the late Brack Ridge and Hessie Mable Babb Pigman.

He was an Army Veteran and had also served in the Air Corps Reserve. In his early years, he was a self-employed logger and later worked 24 years for the Webster County Board of Education from which he retired.

He was a member of Dixon First Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Martha Marie Collins Pigman, six daughters, Bonnie Braden, Dixon, Deborah (Tom) Daniel, Dixon, Beverly (Dave) Ezell, Hopkinsville, Wilma (Mike) Branson, Dixon, Nancy (Chris) Brown, Dixon, and Jennifer (Chester) Davis, Clay; 13 grandchildren, Dr. Chris (Jennifer) Braden, Dr. Amy (David) Gibson, Kelly (Jason) Whitsell, Corey (Jamie) Daniel, Chad (LeAnn) Daniel, Leslie (Kyle) Rhone, Brad Ezell, Amanda (Sean) Guzik, Laura Branson, Heath (Amber) Brown, Ridge Brown, Kyle (Shelley) Davis, Jordan Davis, 16 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. at Townsend Funeral Home in Dixon, Ky., Tuesday with the Rev. Dave Ezell, Hopkinsville, officiating. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home and after 8 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home until service time. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Dixon.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the St. Anthony’s Hospice 2410 S. Green Street Henderson, Ky. 42420 or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105. Online condolences can be made at www.townsendfuneralhomeinc.com.

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16”

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