Biggers, John Cramer John Cramer Biggers went to be with his Lord on February 1, 2012. He died at home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. John was born in Dallas on April 11, 1931 at Florence Nightingale Hospital. He graduated from Highland Park High School and Southern Methodist University with both his Bachelor Degree and his Law Degree in 1955. He was a member of Delta Chi Fraternity. He then joined the United States Air Force and served at Walker Air Base in Roswell, NM and was stationed as a JAG officer at Brise Norton Air Base in England. Upon his return he joined the law firm of Biggers, Baker, Lloyd and Carver which was founded by his father in 1923 in Dallas. John Cramer Biggers was a faithful member of Highland Park United Methodist Church where he was the President of the Administrative Board and a Charter Member and Founder of the Wesleyan Fellowship Bible Class. He generously supported numerous and meaningful causes including Wesley Rankin, The Salvation Army and The Dallas Arboretum. John served on the Executive Board of the Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University. He was elected to the American College of Trust and Estate Council (ACTEC). He was a past President and member of the Dallas Executive Association and Cebolla River Ranches. He was also a member of The Dallas Bar Association, The Dallas Country Club and The Dallas Petroleum Club. John loved the outdoors where he could hunt and fish with family, friends and especially the Dove Group, making memories we all will cherish. He started skiing at the age of 50 and passed on his love of the sport skiing with his children, grandchildren and friends. John was preceded in death by his parents, Virginia Miles and Dallas Cleburne Biggers and his first wife Rosalynn Leggett Biggers. John is survived by his wife, Lynn Ripley Biggers, his three children: daughter Rebecca Lynn Biggers; son Stephen Biggers, wife Barbara and her son Brad; son Ted Biggers, wife Kathryn and three grandsons, William, Bradfield and Huntington. He also leaves behind his sister Susan Adams and her husband Paul and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a lifetime of friends. The family extends their grateful appreciation to Lupe Rodriguez for her devotion to the family for over thirty years and to Norris Cooley for his loving care of John these past months. A Memorial Service will be held at Highland Park United Methodist Church on Friday, Feb. 3, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. Rev. Bill Smith and John's nephew, Rev. James Leggett of Grace Fellowship United Methodist Church in Katy, TX will officiate. Private interment at Hillcrest Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to the Biggers Educational Fund, c/o Highland Park United Methodist Church, 3300 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75205.
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Published in Dallas Morning News from Feb. 2 to Feb. 3, 2012