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Lighty - Archie Estel

Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review September 2, 2000 (Page 2)

Archie Estel ‘Speck’ Lighty, Jr. Jan. 9, 1922 – Aug. 31, 2000 Archie Estel “Speck” Lighty, Jr., 78, Veedersburg, died 8:40 p.m. Thursday in the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Danville, Ill. Mr. Lighty had worked in the maintenance department of the Harrison Steel Castings Co., Attica, retiring in 1982. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran serving in the Asiatic and Pacific theaters. His memberships included Hillsboro United Methodist Church and American Legion Post 188, Hillsboro. He was born Jan. 9, 1922, at Fithian, Ill., to Archie E. and Virgie Stringfield Lighty, Sr. He was a 1940 Hillsboro High School graduate. He married Eileen Agatha Bell on Nov. 29, 1945. She died July 12, 1960. He married Phyllis Murdock July 28, 1968. She died May 1979. He then married Ersie Jane Houser Sept. 30, 1979. She survives. Surviving with his wife are six daughters, Linda Zeller, Theresa Harmless, Esteleen Spragg, Sheila Smith, Tracey Pickett, and Michele Fishero; a son, Dennis Lighty; a stepson, John Houser; a sister, Betty Chezem, Darlington; 19 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Maus Funeral Home, Hillsboro, with the Rev. Rob Rixman officiating. Burial with military gravesite services will be at the Rose Hill Cemetery, Hillsboro. Friends may call at the funeral home 4-8 p.m. Monday. Memorials may be made to the 40 & 8 Nurses’ Scholarship, c/o Linn Hutchinson, 1301 S. Washington St., Crawfordsville.

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