Lawrence W. Nigh, Sr., 87, a long time Rushville resident, passed away March 15, 2014, in Rushville. He was born June 7, 1926, in Rush County to Harry W. & Lenora N. (Reames) Nigh. He married Dorothy Ruble on Sept. 11, 1946, and she preceded him in death on March 25, 1988.
Lawrence retired in 1990 as a machine repairman from Ford Motor Company in Indianapolis after 26 years. He was a lifetime member of the Rushville Eagles Lodge #2036. He enjoyed bowling & was on three leagues at the Rushville Bowl.
He is survived by a daughter, Kimberly (Tim) Howard of Connersville; sons, Terry Allen (Linda) Nigh of West Lafayette, Gary Lynn (Teresa) Nigh of Rushville, Lawrence, Jr. (Linda) Nigh of Gillett, Pa. and Philip Douglas (Celia) Nigh of Rushville; sister-in-laws, Mollie Nigh of Ormond Beach, Fla. and Dorothy Nigh of Muncie, 19 grandchildren, 35 great -grandchildren and three great-great- grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; sister, Helen Angle and brothers, Francis, Carl Sr., Wesley and Herschel.
Friends are welcome to visit at the mortuary from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday evening, March 19, 2014. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Moster Mortuary, Rushville with Ray Brewer presiding. Burial will be in the Asbury Cemetery in Morristown.