Mr. Nigar was born June 17, 1927 in Cottonwood, Texas to Eddie and Mary (Brown) Nigar. He attended school in Cedar Bluff. Mr. Nigar served in the U. S. Army during WWII. He was the widower of Edith “Laverne” Bennett whom he married April 17, 1948 in Baird, Texas. They moved to Clyde from May in 1963. He was a truck driver for T&W Trucking in Abilene and Joe South Trucking in Clyde. Mr. Nigar was a baptist.

Mr. Nigar is survived by three sons, Eddie Nigar of Clyde, Mike Nigar and wife Kelly of Baird, and Donnie Nigar of Clyde; three daughters, Vicki Stephens and husband Dalton of Oatmill, Texas, Kathy Buster and husband Eddie of North Richland Hills, Texas, and Sandra Buster and husband Ronald of Clyde; seventeen grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by is wife Laverne in December 2007, his parents, four sisters, Jeffie “Nig” Bell, Velma Jones, Kathryn Bowen and Pauline Grashem, one brother, Newman “Bud” Nigar, daughter, Mary Torricelli and two grandsons, Joseph Wayne Nigar and Steven Stanley Buster.


Born: June 17, 1927
Place of Birth: Cottonwood, TX
Death: February 12, 2012
Place of Death: Abilene, TX


Eddie Nigar, Son
Mike Nigar & wife Kelly, Son
Donnie Nigar, Son
Vicki Stephens & husband Dalton, Daughter
Kathy Buster & husband Eddie, Daughter
Sandra Buster & husband Ronald, Daughter
17 Grandchildren 18 Great Grandchildren 2 Great-Great Grandchildren

Preceded in Death By

Edith "Laverne" Bennett Nigar, Spouse
Eddie Nigar, Father
Mary Brown Nigar, Mother
Jeffie "Nig" Bell, Sister
Velma Jones, Sister
Kathryn Bowen, Sister
Pauline Grashem, Sister
Newman "Bud" Nigar, Brother
Mary Torricello, Daughter
Joseph Wayne Buster, Grandson
Steven Stanley Buster, Grandson



Tuesday February 14, 2012, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at Bailey-Howard Funeral Home
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Chapel Service

Wednesday February 15, 2012, 10:00 a.m. at Bailey-Howard Funeral Home Chapel
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Wednesday February 15, 2012 at Clyde Cemetery
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