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Jimmie Lee Driggs

March 29, 1945 ~ May 15, 2022 (age 77)

Obituary

Jimmie Lee Driggs, 77, of Lancaster, died Sunday, May 15, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family.  He was born March 29, 1945, in Zanesville, the son of Warren Driggs, Jr. and Leanna (Fitzpatrick) Huffman. He married Dona (Stalling) Driggs on April 9, 1975, and was a member of the Anchor Church in New Lexington.

Jimmie served his country as a veteran of the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.  He retired from Rockwell International following over 33 years of service. In his leisure time he enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling and mushroom hunting. He was a loving husband and father and greatly enjoyed the time he spent with his family.

Jimmie is survived by his wife: Dona Driggs; one son: Davey (Tamara) Driggs of Lancaster; one sister-in-law: Carolyn Erwin and several sibling, nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Jimmie was preceded in death by his mother-in-law: Geneva Stalling, who he considered his second mother; one brother-in-law: Paul Erwin and several siblings.

Friends may call Thursday, May 19, 2022, from 2:00 to 8:00 PM, at the Roberts Winegardner Funeral Home, 304 Mill Street, New Lexington, and one hour prior to services from 1:00 to 2:00 PM, at the church. Funeral Services will follow at 2:00 PM, Friday, May 20, 2022, at the Anchor Church of New Lexington, 379 Kennedy Drive, New Lexington, with Rev Clifford Burgess, Pastor Mike Thompson and Rev. Richard Young officiating.

Jimmie will be laid to rest in Community Gardens Cemetery, New Lexington with American Legion Post 188 conducting full military honors. 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
May 19, 2022

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Roberts-Winegardner Funeral Home
304 Mill St
New Lexington, OH 43764

Visitation
Friday
May 20, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Anchor Church of New Lexington (Kennedy Drive, New Lexington)

Funeral Service
Friday
May 20, 2022

2:00 PM
Anchor Church of New Lexington (Kennedy Drive, New Lexington)

American Legion Service
Friday
May 20, 2022

2:45 PM
Community Gardens Cemetery
State Route 13, NE
New Lexington, OH 43764

Interment following funeral service
Friday
May 20, 2022

Community Gardens Cemetery
State Route 13, NE
New Lexington, OH 43764

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