Daniel "Danny" Wiggins(1988 - 2013)

Daniel "Danny" Wiggins

RICHLANDS, NC: Daniel "Danny" Wiggins, 24 of Richlands, NC formerly of Coshocton, OH died at 3:30 AM Wednesday, September 25, 2013 in West Virginia from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born Thursday, December 29, 1988 in Zanesville, OH the son of LeaAnn (Wofter) Wiggins and the late Robert Bryson Wiggins II.

Danny was a 2007 graduate of Riverview High School and immediately following graduation joined The United States Marine Corp. He was currently serving with the 8th Engineering Support Battalion with the Bridge Company at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. During Danny's enlistment he served one tour of duty in Iraq and two tours of duty in Afghanistan. He was awarded a special medal from The United States Navy and most recently graduated from SAPPER Training, the Army's Special Forces Training.

Danny enjoyed working out, 4 wheeling, motorcycles and was a Cleveland Browns fan. Danny was a very competitive and independent man with a heart of gold. He enjoyed all the friendly competitions he had with his brother Robert and never had a cross word for anyone. Danny greatly enjoyed spending time with his family and was a loving and caring grandson, son and brother who was most proud of being a father to his son Bryson.

Danny is survived by his son: Bryson Robert Wiggins; wife: Tasha Wolfe-Wiggins of Coshocton; his mother: LeaAnn Wiggins of Adams Mills; his grandmother: Joan Snack: of Zanesville; his grandfather: John D. & Janice Wofter of Mt. Perry; his brother: Robert & Kimberly Joseph of Zanesville; three sisters: Tara & Andrew Matthews of Coshocton, Deena Wiggins & fiancée Jack Morris of Coshocton, and Louise Chevalier of Zanesville; several nieces and nephews including Nautica Joseph and Lily Thomas; six aunts & uncles: Rick Wofter of Mt. Perry, Raymond & Chantell Wofter of Adamsville, Lester Wofter of Mt. Perry, Belinda Wofter of Zanesville, Bud & Karen Wiggins of Saltillo and David Wiggins of South Zanesville; several cousins, a host of very special friends including Andrew Eisen, Heather Redenius, Ashley & Logan Bobb; and especially his fellow brothers of the Marine Corp who always had his back.

Danny was preceded in death by his father: Robert Bryson Wiggins II, his step-grandfather: Karl Snack and one nephew: Briar Joseph-George.

Friends may call from 2:00 to 4:00 & 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at The Hillis, Combs & Nestor Funeral Home, 935 Forest Avenue, Zanesville where funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Wednesday, October 2, 2013. Burial will follow in Washington Township Baptist Cemetery with The United States Marine Corp conducting Full Military Honors. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in memory of Danny to the Wounded Warriors Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. To sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note of condolence please visit www.hilliscombsnestor.com.

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Published in the Coshocton Tribune on Sept. 29, 2013