Thursday, November 3rd, 2011
LeDoyle "Farmer" Figley, 103, Rockford, died at 8:30 p.m. Nov. 1, 2011, at the Laurels of Shane Hill.
He was born Aug. 25, 1908, near Rockford, to James and Goldie Hook Figley. On Oct. 22, 1930, he married Mabel Agnes Strickler, who died Dec. 11, 1996.
Surviving are three children, Dick (Janice) Figley, Rockford, Keith Figley, Rockford, and Jane Roebuck, Cridersville; seven grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Deceased are a son-in-law, Virgil Roebuck; a daughter-in-law, Sandy Figley; and a great-grandchild.
A long-time farmer, he was a member of Rockford United Methodist Church. He trained and showed Shetland ponies.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, the Rev. Chip Steffy officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Rockford.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, and one hour prior to services Saturday.
Memorials may be made to the church.
Condolences may be left at ketchamripley.com.
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