Edwin D. "Ed" Wiggins, 73, of Jesup, Ga. died Sunday, February 21, 2021. The Wayne County native was a member and usher at Unity Church of God and a 27-year retired U.S. Marine Veteran serving in Vietnam as a Master Gunnery Sergeant. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and carpentry work. His parents, Thomas "Red" and Annie Dukes Wiggins preceded him in death along with two brothers, Wayne and Earl Wiggins and a sister, Lorene Grant.
Survivors are a wife, Sarah Wiggins of Jesup; daughter, Amanda (Mark) Foster of Hinesville; son, Darrell (Jennifer) Wiggins of Jesup; two sisters, Betty (Jim) Hodges and Avis (Ronald) Lewis, both of Jesup; two brothers, Roy (Marie) Wiggins and Donald Wiggins, both of Jesup; 5 step-children, Frank David Clements, Danny Clements, Tonya Hamilton, Toni Williams and Shannon Williams; 23 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 11 AM Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Unity Church of God with Pastor Calvin Anderson and Rev. George Moxley officiating along with full military honors. Burial will follow in the Georgia Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Glennville. Active pallbearers will be Ryan Foster, Cameron and Andrew Houghton, Alex Stewart, Joshua and Owen Wiggins.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home of Jesup is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Coastal Courier from Feb. 22 to Mar. 1, 2021.