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Thirl Laverl Bigelow

August 11, 1929 — June 1, 2016

Thirl Laverl Bigelow, born August 11, 1929 in Eagar, the son of David Omer and Polly Estella Thompson Bigelow, peacefully passed from this life, Wednesday, June 1, 2016 under the tender care of Hospice and all the wonderful staff at the Beehive Home in Eagar. Thirl lived all 86 years of his life in Eagar. He went to school in Eagar and started working for the Whiting Brothers Sawmill at the age of 14. He worked in the sawmill industry for 48 years beginning with Whiting Brothers then with South West Lumber and finished his working career with Stone Container Co. After retiring, Stake President, Charles Martin, of the Eagar Arizona Stake, issued Thirl a calling in the Stake to secure the Amity Building and the Stake Center. He took this calling very seriously, making sure that every room was secure in every way in the buildings. He did this come rain or shine, every night, for eighteen years. Proceeding Thirl in death are his parents, brother, Wilford Bigelow, sisters, Lula Bigelow, Emily Waite and Amy Arrington. Thirl leaves two children living, son, Calvin Lee Bigelow, Mesa; daughter, Diann Bigelow, Denver, Colorado; brother, Evan O. Bigelow, Eagar; 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews, whom he took fishing all the time and spoiled them with gifts of candy. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Eagar Stake Center, with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow the funeral services at the Eagar Cemetery.
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Saturday, June 11, 2016

12:00 - 12:45 pm (Eastern time)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Eagar Stake Center

135 North Main Street, Eagar, AZ 85925

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Saturday, June 11, 2016

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Eagar Stake Center

135 North Main Street, Eagar, AZ 85925

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