James “Jim” V. Alligood

Published 7:43 pm Tuesday, March 8, 2016

James “Jim” V. Alligood
March 7, 2016



James Vernon Alligood, 77, of Stephens City, Virginia, died Monday, March 7, 2016 at Winchester Medical Center.

Jim was born in 1938 in Washington, North Carolina, the son of the late Mildred Frances and Dallas Vernon Alligood. He was a graduate of Washington High School, class of 1956. He had a distinguished career that spanned over 37 years with the U.S. Government and various agencies including the State Department, the CIA and private contractors.

He married Barbara Jefferson on October 29, 1961, in Dillon, South Carolina.

Surviving with his wife and his beloved dog, Wicket is his daughter, Charlotte Passman and husband, “Pete;” Vernon Wayne Alligood and wife, Debbie Goodrum, all of Front Royal, Virginia; grandchildren, Crystal Marie Duvall aka “Dingy” and husband, J.T., Ashley Ann Alligood; step-grandchildren, William Goodrum and wife, Jacquelyn, Matthew Goodrum; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Melvin Wayne Alligood of Washington, North Carolina, Carl Dawson Alligood (estranged).

The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 10, 2015 from 6-8pm at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel.

A visitation will be held at Paul Funeral Home in Washington, North Carolina, on Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 2-3pm with a graveside service to immediately follow at Pamlico Memorial Gardens, Washington.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Esther Boyd Animal Shelter, 161 Fort Collier Rd, Winchester, VA 22603, Briggs Animal Shelter, 3731 Berryville Pike, Charles Town, WV 25414 or to any local animal shelter in your area.

Please view obituary and tribute page at www.ompsfuneralhome.com.