John Liggett

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Johnny Liggett of Meridian, formerly of Mountain Home, died March 14, 2008, near Prairie.

A memorial celebration was held Saturday, March 22. Cremation was under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home.

John was born on December 19, 1950, in Sedwick, Kan., the son of William M. and Otheal (Love) Liggett.

He died with his lifelong friend, Phil Taylor. They "will be greatly missed by all who knew them," his family said, adding that "John is remembered as always having a story to tell.

"He was a man who would go out of his way to help anyone, regardless of knowing them for 20 minutes or 20 years."

On Feb. 29 of this year, he retired after working 25 years for Idaho Power.

He is survived by: three children, Michelle Carper, Rachel Liggett, and Cheryl Knobel; two brothers, Jack and Jerry Liggett; a sister, Linda Graham and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Lona Love, and a brothe, William Liggett.