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Esther Carol Igo

September 4, 1934 — December 18, 2019

Hillsboro

Esther Carol Igo, age 85, of Hillsboro, Ohio, passed away early Wednesday morning, December 18, 2019 at Highland District Hospital.

She was born September 14, 1934 in Highland County, Ohio, daughter of the late Stanley Ray Bowman and Ruth Florence Goldsberry Bowman.

Carol retired from Buford Post Office as the Post Master in 1997. She also drove a school bus and farmed for many years. Carol was a faithful follower of Christ. She loved to garden and found great joy in her beautiful flowers and large family.

Surviving are her two daughters, Sharon (Greg) Purvis of Leesburg and Linda (Steve) Smith of Hillsboro, two sons, Donald R. (Glenda) Igo of Hillsboro and Daryl L. Igo of Hillsboro, nine grandchildren: Allen (Janelle) Igo, Nathan Igo,  Debbie Campbell,  Adam (Robyn) Igo,  Michelle (Judson) Hamby, Julie (Brad) Clouse, Brian (Audrey) Purvis,  April (Troy) Main, and Ben (Sierra) Igo; two step-grandchildren, Trish Hoskins and John (Sandy) Caudill, 24 great-grandchildren, seven step-great-grandchildren, and two step great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Carol was preceded in death by her husband, Roger Mason Igo, who passed away on August 16, 1997, daughter-in-law, Cindy Igo, an unborn great-grandchild, and a brother, Robert Bowman.

Funeral Services will be held at Rhoads-Edgington Funeral Home, 138 E. Main St. Hillsboro, Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 11:00 am with Minister Brad Clouse officiating.  Interment will follow in the New Market Baptist Cemetery.

Friends will be received at Rhoads-Edgington Funeral Home on Friday, December 20, 2019 from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm and Saturday fromn 10:00 am to 11:00 am.

Contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

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Visitation

Friday, December 20, 2019

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Rhoads-Edgington Funeral Home

138 E. Main St., Hillsboro, OH 45133

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Visitation

Saturday, December 21, 2019

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Rhoads-Edgington Funeral Home

138 E. Main St., Hillsboro, OH 45133

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Funeral Service

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Rhoads-Edgington Funeral Home

138 E. Main St., Hillsboro, OH 45133

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