Gary Sigley

Obituary of Gary Wayne Sigley

Gary Wayne Sigley, 72, of Terra Alta (Saltlick Community) passed away Thursday April 16, 2020 at Preston Memorial Hospital from heart complications. A son of the late Delbert R. Sigley and Norma J. Haymond Sigley Nicholson, he was born August 6, 1947 in Tunnelton. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1966-1970 and served in Vietnam during the TET Offensive from January 1968 to January 1969. Gary earned an Associate's Degree from Fairmont State College and worked for the U.S.Postal Service until his retirement. He served as Postmaster of the Eglon Post Office. He was also an electrician/mechanic for Island Creek Coal for 10 years. He was a life member of the Terra Alta VFW Post 578 and the NRA. He was baptized at the United Brethren church in Tunnelton. He was a very friendly person that never met a stranger. He loved his rabbit beagles, hunting, feeding the turkeys and deer on his farm and western movies and shows. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Rosemary DeLauder Sigley; two sons, Brian K. (Debbie) Callahan of Las Vegas, NV and Michael J. (Jeriann) Sigley of Mansfield, TX; a sister, Julene K. (Richard) Adams of Tunnelton; two brothers, Terry L. (Linda) Sigley of Moatsville and Randy D. (Edith) Sigley of Romney; three grandsons, Tyler and Connor Callahan and Rylan Sigley and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Delbert R. Sigley, Jr. To honor Gary's wishes, he will be cremated under the direction of Arthur H. Wright Funeral Home, Terra Alta. Condolences may be made at www.arthurwrightfuneralhome.com
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