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“Mr. Rigdon was a precious man. He had a smile and a kind word for everyone. A true man of God, he will be missed ”
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BREMEN - Overt Lee Rigdon, 94, of Bremen, died Sunday, April 5, 2020, at 2:45PM at his home. Mr. Rigdon was born December 2, 1925, in Edmondson County. He was a machinist at Phillip Morris, and a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of Richardson Chapel General Baptist Church, and also attended Powers Chapel Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Rigdon; son Calvin Rigdon; daughter Montie Kay Aubrey; parents Emmit and Lilly Rigdon; granddaughter Dani Hinton; brothers Johnnie Rigdon, Ted Rigdon, and Narvil Rigdon; and sisters Ethel Brooks, Eithel Brooks, Ruby Brooks, and Wilda Hodges.

He is survived by his daughter, Donna (Daniel) Jones of Bremen; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; brothers Arvil (Ann) Rigdon of Louisville and Melvin (Corene) Rigdon of Emondson County; and sister Surrilda (Roy) Hodges of Edmondson County.

In compliance with health and public safety directives, the funeral arrangements for Mr. Rigdon will be private for immediate family only, with private burial. Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at