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Donnie Joe Sigman
October 2, 1949 ~ November 12, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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Donnie Joe Sigman, 74, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday (November 12, 2023) at Metro Health Medical Center in Cleveland.
He was born October 2, 1949 in Byesville, son of the late James Andrew Sigman and Florence (Thompson) Sigman.
A 1968 graduate of Meadowbrook High School, where he played football and ran track, Donnie worked in the automotive body work industry for several shops including Dunning Motors for many years. He was well-known locally for his meticulous body work.
Donnie was a US Army veteran, having served two tours during the Vietnam War. He earned numerous medal and commendations for his service, including a Bronze Star, two Purple Hearts, an Army Commendation medal, a National Defense medal, a Vietnam Service medal, a Republic of Vietnam Campaign medal, and an Expert Marksman medal.
He was an avid fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes and the Cleveland Browns. He was a cat lover as well.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Rose Marie (Prihoda) Sigman, who passed away January 10, 2014. They were married in 1992. Also deceased are two brothers, Eddie Sigman and Raymond Sigman; and four sisters, Cheryl Thompson, Charlotte Melbar, Maralan McElroy, and Mary Scott.
Donnie is survived by his six children, Lori (& Terry) Parry of Lore City, Amy Clark of Cambridge, Gary (& Amy) Sigman of Cambridge, Philip Gannon of Akron, Anna (& Corey) Bates of Cambridge, and Eric Sigman of Cleveland; two sisters, Pam (& Allen) Callahan of Pleasant City and Sandy (& Kenny) West of Byesville; eleven grandchildren; and several nieces & nephews.
Visitation will be held Sunday (November 19, 2023) from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Black-Epperson Funeral Home, Byesville, where funeral services will follow at 5 p.m. with military honors conducted by the Guernsey County Veterans Council.