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Carl Allen “Oopie” Liggett, Jr.

Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023 at 3:59 pm

Carl Allen “Oopie” Liggett, Jr. of Lewisburg passed away October 20, 2023, at NHC Oakwood. He was born October 30, 1943, to the late Carl Sr. and Sarah Louise White Liggett.

Mr. Liggett was a lifelong self-employed carpenter and painter that could make most anything imaginable with his hands. He loved all sports from Nascar to football and more, also he was a lifetime member of the Lewisburg Elks Lodge from March 8, 1980, until his passing, constituting over a 40-year membership.

He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Elizabeth Defoe, Margaret Jean Cushion and Clara Mae Davis. He is survived by his lifelong companion, Wanda Potts of Lewisburg; two brothers, James Eddie Liggett (Lori) and Billy Wayne Liggett (Connie Harris); two sisters, Joann Bills (Joe) and Betty Ruth Hobby; a niece, Denise Primm and several other nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Doug Cheek Memorial Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 1973, Lewisburg, TN 37091; pay to the Order of: Doug Cheek Memorial Scholarship, On the For/Memo line: In Memory of Oopie Liggett.

Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to assist the family with the arrangements. Condolences may be extended online at