Lonnie Dempsey Sigman
Published 4:45 pm Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Lonnie Dempsey Sigman, age 78, of Bluff City, TN, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2023, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Bristol, he is the son of the late James Sigman and Paralee Sigman. Lonnie worked in the painting industry. He loved to paint more than anything. He was a caring and loving person who loved everyone, especially his grandchildren. Lonnie enjoyed watching birds while sitting on his porch, being outdoors and old cars. He was of the Baptist faith and a long-time member of Chinquapin Grove Baptist Church.
Those left to cherish his memory are his sons, Steve Sigman (Amy), of Elizabethton; Shannon Sigman, of Bristol, TN; grandchildren, Carl Sigman, Logan Sigman, Cody Sigman (Stephany); great-granddaughter, Adalaya Sigman; two sisters, Jewell Lyons, Aileen Bulla and several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family will receive friends between the hours of 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Saturday, May 20, 2023, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Bluff City.
A graveside service and interment will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, May 21, 2023, in the Chinquapin Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend Jamie Ferguson and Reverend Rusty Verran officiating. Pallbearers are C.J. Sigman, Logan Sigman, Cody Sigman, Sterling Cullop, Wade Bulla, Mike Bulla and Gordon Bulla. Honorary pallbearers are Charlie Glover and Greg Glover. Those who wish to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 1:50 PM on Sunday.
The family would like to give a special thanks to everyone who had a part of Lonnie’s care at Sycamore Shoals Hospital ICU and especially Chris Hughes during this difficult time.
Words of comfort may be shared with the Sigman family by visiting our website at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Bluff City, is honored to serve the Sigman family. Office 423-542-2232, service information line, 423-543-4917.