Donald Clifton Liggett
1939 - 2015
Donald Clifton Liggett, 76, of Wichita Falls, passed away on Friday, Oct. 09.
Memorial services were held Monday, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church with Reverend Dale Snyder officiating.
Arrangements were under the direction of Lunn’s Colonial Funeral Home.
Don was born on March 21, 1939, to Finis Clifton and Donnie Marie (Matthews) Liggett in Wichita Falls. He was a 1957 graduate of Wichita Falls High School. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served four years. Upon his return to Wichita Falls, he went to work as a building contractor. His company built many, many homes in Plano. He married Barbara Jean Martin in 1981 and he attended Midwestern State University. He was a certified firefighter. Over the years he enjoyed drag racing cars in NHRA sanctioned events, where he held the national title in 1974 for speed and elapsed time in his class. He also enjoyed working on cars, Corvettes, bull riding in rodeos, and riding dirt bike motorcycles. He was an avid fan of antique car shows and made many throughout the years. He and his wife also enjoyed going to the Backdoor Theater and the Wichita Theater.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one son, Todd Allen Pollard.
Survivors include his wife of Wichita Falls; a brother, Finis Charles Liggett of Bowie; a sister, Ann Marie Pierce; two sons Roger Clifton Liggett of Iowa Park, and Derek R. Pollard of North Richland Hills, Texas; two daughters, Jolene Pollard Ayala of Henrietta, and Kristi Pollard Hale of Iowa Park; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials in Don’s name to Cal Farley’s, P.O. Box 1890, Amarillo, Texas 79174-0001, and Our Redeemer Lutheran Memorial Fund, 4605 Cypress Avenue, Wichita Falls, Texas 76310.
Condolences to the family may be made online at lunnscolonial.com.