J. Hal Sigmon

October 20, 1931March 19, 2021

J. Hal Sigmon Oct 20, 1931 - Mar 19, 2021

J. Hal Sigmon, 89, of Conover and formerly of Hudson, NC, passed away at his home on March 19, 2021.

He was born on Oct 20, 1931 in Catawba County to the late Lester Odell Sigmon and Ina Belle Fulbright Sigmon. A retired social worker with the Caldwell County DSS, Hal was a lifelong member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Claremont. He served in the US Airforce before graduating from Lenoir Rhyne College. Hal deeply loved his family and was also an avid outdoorsman, choosing to spend as much time as possible in the great outdoors. He was especially fond of teaching and sharing his love of nature with his children, grandchildren, and all those he met.

In addition to his parents, Hal was preceded in death by his first wife of 50 years, Rebecca Jean Cannon Sigmon; two brothers, Jack Fulbright and Johnny Sigmon and a sister, Cordia Belle Sigmon Baker.

Those left to cherish his memory are: his devoted wife of 3 ½ years, Nancy Pruitt Sigmon; daughters Renee Sigmon Kittrell (John) and Michelle Sigmon Blake (James); bonus daughters Stephanie Pruitt Macchia (Tom) and Gina Pruitt Jenkins (Ricky); a brother, Joe Fulbright, Sr (Mary), a sister, Vicky Lineberger (Robert), grandchildren John Sigmon Kittrell, William Craig Jones, Jr., Kathryn Rebecca Kittrell, Andrew Hal Jones and Christopher Riley Jones, and many nieces, nephews and many special friends.

A service to celebrate Hal’s life will be held on Tuesday, Mar 23, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church in Claremont. Rev. Eric Hollar will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The body will lie in state prior to the service at Bethel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethel Lutheran Church, 5759 Bolick Road, Claremont, NC 28610.


  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, March 23, 2021


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Sudie Hicks

March 22, 2021

I worked for Hal Sigmon at Social Services. He was the best supervisor I have ever had. He was a good man.

Gene Herrell

March 22, 2021

Hal Sigmon was a great individual. Worked with him for several years and he was always a loyal friend and coworker. He had a great family and many friends who will miss his presence and advice. Thoughts and prayers for the family. Gene Herrell, Monroe, NC

Benjamin Duncan

March 21, 2021

Nancy, Renee, and Michelle and family,
We are so very sorry to hear of Hal's passing.
Hal was a very special person and will be missed by all.
You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Love and sympathy,

Ben, Tammy, and Anna Duncan