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Virginia Ruth (Rigsby) Morcher

May 22, 1929 ~ August 16, 2021 (age 92)

Obituary

MORCHER

Virginia Ruth Morcher, age 92, entered through the gates of heaven to be with her Lord and Savior on August 16, 2021. Born May 22, 1929, she is the daughter of the late Alonzo Franklin and Caroline Louise (Gibson) Rigsby. Beloved wife to the late George William Morcher.

A lifetime member of The First Presbyterian Church of London, she was active in many ways.  Past Noble Grand of Rebekah Lodge #625, member of the American Legion #105 Auxiliary and the VFW #7005 Auxiliary.  Virginia enjoyed square dancing with her husband. She was also active with the Madison County Historical Society, Ohio Commission on Aging, Vintage Bell Red Hatters, past executive committee of L.O.V.E. and was also one of the founding members of the Humane Society of Madison County.

In addition to her husband of more than 60 years, Virginia is also preceded in death by son George Brian Morcher as well as her brother Clyde and sisters Marjorie, Betty, Alice, Eileen and Norma. Survivors include her son William Morcher (Sherry) of New Braunfels, TX, daughters Belinda Jane Kimmet (Don Kernich) of Grove City, Brenda Joyce Lewis (Max Elkins) of Mt Sterling, and Barbara Elayne Cain (Chris) of London. Grandchildren Matthew Morcher, Nikki Morcher, Sarah Caudill, Allison Kimmet, Brett Kimmet, Emili Lewis, Ellen Lewis, and Sydney Price. Great grandsons Aiden, A.J. and Ethan, whom she affectionately called “Mister”, great granddaughters Violet and Madrona and her faithful Yorkie, Sophia. 

Virginia unconditionally loved all of her children. She was so incredibly proud of the family she created. Beautiful memories of her will forever fill the hearts of all who knew and loved her.

A graveside memorial celebration of her life will be held for family and friends, Friday, August 20, 2021 at 2:00 PM in Somerford Township Cemetery..

The family is being served by the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main Street, London, where per her request, cremation will take place. Online condolences for the family may be sent to www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers, if they wish, friends may make memorial contributions to the Humane Society of Madison County, 2020 Plain City-Georgesville Rd NE, West Jefferson, Ohio 43162.

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Services

Memorial Service
Friday
August 20, 2021

2:00 PM
Somerford Township Cemetery, London

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