Obituary: James “Jim” Wigley

January 29, 1939 – June 5, 2022

James “Jim” Wigley, 83, of Bedford, passed away on Sunday, June 5, 2022, at Mitchell Manor.

Born January 29, 1939, in Huron, Indiana, he was the son of Harry and Florence (Lesnet) Wigley. He married Mary Jerene (York) Wigley on June 1, 1957, and she passed away on September 20, 2019.

Jim was a graduate of Mitchell High School class of 1957 and was self-employed as a Freelance Software Designer. He was also a member of Bedford Masonic Lodge #14, a square dance caller, and had taught square dance for over 20 years.

Surviving to cherish his memory are his children, a son, Jeff (Cheryl) Wigley, and two daughters, Jamie Sue Wigley and Jewell A. Frazier; five grandchildren; several great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary Jerene; and his sister, Margaret Simpson.

Cremation was chosen and there will be no services at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes.

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