Mr. John R. Biggs, died on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at the age of 85. Born and raised in Mansfield, Ohio. Mr. Biggs later retired from NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC . He and his wife Carlen then moved to Florida where he built a home and lived for the past 33 years. Per his wishes, he will be cremated with no formal gatherings. Wanting instead to be remembered as he was in life, his loss will be mourned privately.
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He is survived by his wife, Carlen; his daughter, Jackie Senften who resides in California with her husband Robert; a son, John R. Biggs, Jr., who resides in Ohio with his wife Cheryl, and several grandchildren.
Mrs. Biggs wishes to express her deepest appreciation to Covenant Hospice of Marianna for the support and loving care they provided during this difficult time. If you wish to express sympathy, it is asked that you do so by making a donation to Covenant Hospice, 4215 Kelson Avenue, Marianna, Fl. 32446. With their help and devoted attention Mr. Biggs was able to remain home where he passed peacefully into God's hands. Sims Funeral Home, Bonifay, was in charge of arrangements.
Sims Funeral Home
201 West Pennsylvania Avenue
Bonifay, FL 32425
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Oct. 16, 2013