Ivan Thomas Crigger, 75, of Bradshaw, WV passed away Thursday, September 26, 2019.

Ivan was born September 4, 1944 in Avondale, WV, a son of the late William and Bessie Ellen Pennington Crigger.  He was a coal miner. He loved animals, enjoyed being outdoors and gardening.

In addition to his parents Ivan was preceded in death by two sisters, Maggie and Frances Crigger; one brother, Jimmy Crigger and a sister-in-law, Renee (Tootsie) Crigger.

Survivors include his wife Peggy Priscilla Crigger of Bradshaw, WV; two sons, Ivan Crigger Jr and Tammy Caviness of Snow Camp, NC and Paul Crigger of Piney Flats, TN; four daughters, Tammy Jewell and Dwight (Ikey) of Lex, WV, Melissa McGuire and Randall of Newton, NC, Michele Laird and Graham of Galax, VA and Bessie Poletti and Christopher of Hillsville, VA; grandchildren, Kayla, Ashlee and Destinee Crigger, Josh and Meggan Hagerman, Talisha Jewell and Aaron Turski, Grantlen and Stacey Crigger, Courtney and Garrett McGuire, Grayden, Porter, and Peyton Laird, Tanner Poletti and Anita Carronza, Braxton Poletti, Shane, Eric and Christopher Poletti; great grandchildren, Jerry and Logan Joyce, Oakley and Trent Poletti, and Avery Hagerman; one sister, Carol Owens; two brothers, Cecil (Pete) Crigger and Billy Crigger; his special companion, Spot; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 12 o’clock with Reverend Coy Baker, Reverend Dillard Atwell and Reverend Pete Woods officiating at the Jesus Church at Bartley, WV.  Burial will follow in the Woods Family Cemetery at Oozley Hollow near Bradshaw, WV.  Serving as pallbearers will be family and friends. 

Friends may visit with the family Monday evening, September 30, 2019 at the Jesus Church at Bartley, WV.

Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family.

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