Andrew P. Figura of Defiance, Missouri passed away on August 16, 2019 at the age of 89 ;
He is survived by his special friend, Elsie Tanzos; two sons, John A. (Julie) Figura of Defiance, MO, Andrew M. (Mae) Figura of Willow Springs, MO; two daughters, Carol J. (Terry) Bolton of O'Fallon, MO, Barbara L. (Kevin) O'Sullivan of Farmington, MO; two sisters, Mary Govala-Walker of Allenton, PA, Elaine Petock; grandchildren, Jacob Pendley, Natalia and Lillie Figura; He is preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Barbara Figura; two brothers, Stephen and Francis Figura; and four sisters, Anna Mizgerd, Katherine Daniello, Helen Marcovicci, and Celia Thornton.
Andrew was a Christian in the Catholic Faith. He proudly served our country in The United States Air Force during the Korean War. Andrew was a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association. While in the Air Force, he was a airplane mechanic on the B-36. Being an outdoorsman, Andrew loved fishing and gardening. In his spare time, he also enjoyed polka music, fireworks, and woodworking. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Visitation: Thursday, 08/22/2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM with service immediately following at Pitman Funeral Home 1545 Wentzville Parkway Wentzville, MO 63385. Interment: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
Donations may be made payable to Experimental Aircraft Association in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 248, Wentzville, MO 63385.