Obit CandleMaurice Figgins, 88, Bidwell, Ohio passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014 at his daughter’s residence. Born April 18, 1926 at Bidwell, Ohio, he was the son of the late Hermit and Bessie (Viney) Figgins. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, a self-employed painter and attended Corinth Baptist Church.

Maurice is survived by his children: Gary Figgins (friend, Christine), Gallipolis; Karen Sue (Ellison) Ragland, Bidwell; Donald (Teresa) Figgins, Crown City, Ohio and Linda Scott (friend, Mike), Gallipolis; grandchildren: Melissa (Charlton) Armstrong, Melinda (James) Griffin, Michael Scott and Christopher Ripley, all of Gallipolis; great-grandchildren: Anthony Ward, Point Pleasant, West Virginia; Marcus Coleman, Swavae Coleman, Akeisha Saunders, Jonathan Griffin, Deandre Armstrong and Ebony Figgins, all of Gallipolis; two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Maurice was preceded in death by wife, Margaret Smith Figgins in 1988; infant son, Ronald Figgins; granddaughter, Liberty Love Coleman as well as two sisters and a brother.

Funeral services will be conducted 12:00 Noon Monday July 28, 2014 in the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton Chapel, with Pastor Herb Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Providence Baptist Church Cemetery, Bidwell with Full Military Graveside Rites by the Gallia County Veterans Funeral Detail. Family and friends may call at the funeral home Sunday 4:00-7:00 PM.

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