George L Diggs Sr.


Celebration of life

Thursday June 06, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Lockart-Green Funeral Home

302 W Main St. Shelbyville, IL

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George L. Diggs, Sr., 87, of Tower Hill, Illinois passed away at 1:45 a.m. on Monday, June 3, 2019 at Prairie Rose Health Care Center in Pana, Illinois.
George was born June 24, 1931, in Flint, Michigan, the son of Hiram and Rhoda (Matthews) Diggs. He was a United States Air Force veteran having served during the Korean War. George worked as a millwright at Wagner Casting in Decatur for 25 years. He was a member of the Shelbyville VFW Post #4829. Surviving are sons: George Diggs II, Phillip Diggs, Ralph Diggs, Michael Diggs and Ronnie Pfeifer; daughters: Gloria Diggs, Debra Tutor and Lynn Michelle McCormick; sister, Marylou Davis of Tower Hill and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were his parents; sons: John R. Diggs, Jake McClellan and James "Jimmy" Diggs; daughter, Elizabeth Price; sisters: Almeda Reed and Oneida Redman; brothers: Richard L. Diggs and Hiram S. Diggs. A Celebration of Life will be held from 3:00-5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Shelbyville. Family and friends are invited to light a candle or share a story in George's honor at
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