John Gordon Liggett
November 4, 2020
John Gordon Liggett, 101, was born in the family home in Roundup, Montana, to Ruby and James Liggett on October 14, 1919. He died in Roundup of complications of Covid-19 on October 29, 2020.
John graduated from Roundup High School in 1937, lived most of his life there, and often expressed that he never wanted to live anywhere else. He attended the University of Montana for one year, where he excelled at fencing and according to his wife, “apparently took some classes.” In 1942 he enlisted in
the Army, where he went to Officers’ Candidate School. He was stationed at Iwo Jima as the mo...