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Johnnie S. Diggs

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Johnnie S. Diggs Obituary
POQUOSON - Johnnie S. Diggs, 69, a native and lifelong resident of Poquoson, transitioned to his heavenly home on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 with his family by his side. Johnnie was a graduate Poquoson High School, Class of 1966, and the Newport News Apprentice School, and worked a career in shipbuilding and repair. He was a longtime member of Langley Golf Course, the Scout Golf Club, and Liberty Baptist Church where he served for many years as "the Boss" of the LBC Media Center. Johnnie loved people as he never met a stranger¿you were either "Bubba" or "Young Lady". Johnnie was preceded in death by his parents, J.W. and Jackie Diggs; and brother, Jackie Diggs. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Vicki Diggs; son, Charlie Diggs; daughter, Nikki Diggs; granddaughter Brylee Diggs; sister-in-law, Loie Diggs; niece, Kym Rohrer; nephew, Brady Diggs; and many extended family members. Visitation will be held Thursday, May 11, 6:00 - 7:30 PM, at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson. A Celebration of Johnnie's life will be held Friday, May 12, 11:00 AM at Liberty Baptist Church, Hampton, led by Pastor Joe Hunt. At other times, the family will receive friends at the family home. Burial will be private. Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Liberty Baptist Church Forward Initiative, 1021 Big Bethel Rd, Hampton, VA 23666. Online condolences to claytorrollins.com . "The family would like to thank the LBC pastors, Rod and Trina Campbell, Kym Rohrer, and John Corrigan for their loving support."
Published in Daily Press on May 10, 2017
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