Lawrence Albert Biggus

Mr. Lawrence Albert Biggus, of Frederick, also known as "Bull," "Bow" or "Red," passed away on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 at Golden Living Nursing Home. He was born February 18, 1928 to the late Vallie V. Biggus of Libertytown.

A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of the American Legion and the Korean War Veterans Association. He was a hardworking man and a good father and husband, working in concrete foundation construction for many years at numerous companies and at Eastalco for 10 years before retirement. He enjoyed watching professional wrestling and Western movies.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 41 years, Catherine J. Biggus; two daughters, Cynthia Johnson & husband Ronald, and Cathy Moss & husband James; a son, David Dorsey & friend, Bethel Burns; grandchildren, Alphonzo Albright, Miles, Brodick, and Dasia Johnson, James and Jonathan Moss. He is also survived by one sister-in-law, Thelma Dorsey, and two nieces, Bethel Johnson and Catherine Woodyard, and two nephews, Stanley Anderson and Charles Anderson & wife Sarah; a host of great-nieces and -nephews, cousins and friends; and special friends, Charles and Bernice Pryor and William Pryor, Lester Dorsey, and the Disney family.

Mr. Biggus' family would like to extend their gratitude to Dr. Sajjad Aziz and the staff of Golden Living Center for their care and expertise.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20th at the Chapel Mausoleum of Resthaven Memorial Gardens, 9501 U.S. Route 15 N in Frederick, where a funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Foot procession and interment with military honors will follow in the Veterans Garden of Honor II at Resthaven. Bishop Merle Lyles, the Rev. Sherman Mason, the Rev. Ernest Thomas, and the Rev. Anthony Washington will officiate.

Floral tributes are welcome. Arrangements are with Resthaven Funeral Services, Skkot Cody P.A. in Frederick.

Published Online in The Frederick News-Post on Nov. 18, 2012