Robert Lee "Bob" Biggs Sr.
FUNERAL HOME
Oakey’s North Chapel
6732 Peters Creek Rd.
Roanoke, VA
Robert Lee "Bob" Biggs Sr.

August 5, 1923 - November 22, 2021

Robert Lee "Bob" Biggs Sr., 98, of Roanoke, Virginia, went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 22, 2021. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother to his family.

He was a World War II veteran of the United States Army, serving for much of the war in Northern Africa. Mr. Biggs was wounded in Anzio Beach, Italy in March of 1944, and was awarded the Purple Heart for his valor. He was a lifetime member of both the DAV and American Legion.

Bob was a proud member of Melrose Baptist Church and was retired from the Veterans Administration Hospital in Salem. Mr. Biggs enjoyed playing guitar and singing, performing in numerous bands throughout the years.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Louise Peters Biggs, and his second wife, Nancy Griffin Biggs. Also preceding Bob in death were his parents, Jeff and Emma Biggs; five brothers; and seven sisters.

Surviving are a son, Robert Biggs and wife, Sherry; a stepson, Barry Griffin and wife, Debbie; grandchildren, Travis Biggs and wife, Amanda, and Troy Biggs and wife, Savita; a step granddaughter; five great-grandchildren; and numerous loving nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Friendship Manor for their dedicated service to Mr. Biggs.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 27, 2021, from Oakey's North Chapel with the Reverend Mark Mofield officiating. Interment with Military Rites will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 4 until 6 p.m. on Friday, November 26, 2021, at Oakey's North Chapel.

Memorials may be made to Melrose Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made at www.oakeys.com.


Published by Roanoke Times on Nov. 24, 2021.
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26
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Oakey’s North Chapel
6732 Peters Creek Rd. , Roanoke, VA
Nov
27
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6732 Peters Creek Rd. , Roanoke, VA
Nov
27
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Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens
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Bobby, so sorry to hear of your dads' passing. He was a good neighbor and friend to our family.
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