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SOUTH POINT — William “Bill” Clayton Igo, Jr., 53, of South Point, passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2010, at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W.Va.
The Lawrence County native was born Jan.20, 1957, the son of Joyce Delawder Igo of Coal Grove and the late William C. Igo, Sr. He is survived by his wife, Beth Clonch Igo, whom he married May 20, 1983.
Bill was a 1976 graduate of Coal Grove High School and attended Ohio University. He was a former employee for St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington, W.Va., and was a member of South Point United Methodist Church. He was a former E.M.T. with S.E.O.E.M.S. and dispatcher for Patriot Ambulance. He umpired for District 11 baseball, coached South Point Little League football and baseball and was until his death an assistant chief for the South Point Volunteer Fire Department.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Dana and Brian Smith of South Point; a daughter and son-in-law, Heather and Bryan Ferguson of South Point; a son, William Clay Igo III of South Point; a grandson, Skyler Ferguson of South Point; a brother, Greg Igo of Ironton; a sister and brother-in-law, Sara and Kevin Vasvary of Coal Grove; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Karen and Lowell Simpson of Culloden, W.Va.; a mother-in-law, Thelma Clonch of South Point; several nieces and nephews; a special friend: John (J.D.) Terry of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and lots of special friends and firefighters.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the South Point United Methodist Church with Pastor Terry Washburn officiating. Burial will follow in Mamre Cemetery.
Friends may call 6-9 p.m. today at the church and 10 a.m. until the time at the service Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the South Point Volunteer Fire Department Fire Fighters Association in memory of Bill, 104 Eisenhower Street, South Point, Ohio 45680.
The South Point Volunteer Fire Department will act as pallbearers. Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton is in charge of the arrangements.
To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.