Henry A. Sigmon ’38

Henry A. Sigmon ’38 of Newington, Conn., died on April 14, 2006. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-five years, Margaret Smallman Gates Sigmon. Born in Denver, N.C., the son of John and Mamie (Gabriel) Sigmon, he was a Newington resident for the last 54 years and was a member of the Church of Christ, Congregational. He was a graduate of Rock Springs High School, Denver, N.C., and had been the salutatorian of the Class of 1934. He graduated from Davidson College with a B.A. in history in 1938. He was a history teacher at Rock Springs High School before going to Officers Candidate School in 1941. He became a captain in the 5th Army, 91st Division, 363 Infantry Regiment, and was awarded the Bronze Star in 1944 for meritorious service in action on the Fifth Army Front in Italy. He is survived by his three children, Debra A. Sigmon, Steven H. Sigmon, and David G. Sigmon; his three grandchildren, John A. Sigmon, Michael S. Sigmon, and Kara E. Sigmon; his sister Margaret Dellinger; and many nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by five brothers and one sister. Memorial donations may be made to Davidson College.