John Harden Biggs, 92, of Dinwiddie, passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014. Born in Cheraw, S.C., he was the son of the late Thomas Luther Biggs Sr. and Allie Bittle Biggs. He was also preceded in death by: his wife of 70 years, Lois Elizabeth Biggs; a daughter, Carol Biggs Haynes; brothers, Thomas Luther Biggs Jr. and wife, Janice, and James Albert Biggs; sisters, Ellen Elizabeth Tosh and husband, Glenn, and Espra Elsie Biggs.
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Mr. Biggs served in the United States Army during World War II and retired from C & P Telephone Company after 43 years of service. He was a member of Second Baptist Church.
Mr. Biggs is survived by: his daughter, Bonnie Davis and her husband Danny; three grandchildren, Jennifer Capps and her husband, Brandon, Ty Haynes and his wife, Melissa, and Christopher Davis and his wife, Allison; six great-grandchildren, Kayla, Caden, Ella Marie, Colby, Connor, and Collins; and several nieces; and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 27, 2014, at the Petersburg Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday at Blandford Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be donated to Second Baptist Church, 3355 Johnson Road, Petersburg, VA 23805. Condolences may be registered at www.jtmorriss.com.
J T Morriss & Son Funeral Home & Crematory Service
103 S Adams St Petersburg, VA 23803
Published in The Progress-Index on Mar. 23, 2014