Clifton Eugene Jack Biggs, 82, died Sunday, May 18, 2008 at his home in Abilene. His funeral service with the Reverend David Cason officiating, will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, May 20, 2008 in the Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel, 5750 HWY 277 South. Burial will follow in Elmwood Memorial Park, Garden of Hope. The family will receive friends at 3501 Santa Monica Street.
Mr. Biggs was born on September 1, 1925 in Burnett County the son of Loyd Ollie Biggs and Vida Lewis Biggs. He graduated from Burnett High School and served in the United States Navy during WWII. On June 2, 1947, he married Gertrude Callender in Ozona, Texas. He worked as Pumper for Shell Oil Company for over 40 years. Jack lived and worked in Aspermont for 30 years, moving to Abilene after his retirement. He was a member of Broadview Baptist Church. Jack enjoyed fishing, traveling, playing cards and 42 with his family, and he enjoyed feeding and watching the birds.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Trudy of Abilene; his children, Marilyn Moore of Abilene, David Biggs of Abilene and Kelly Biggs of Houston; grandchildren, Jennifer Forrest and husband Jeff, Melissa Marquez and husband Marcus, Holly Biggs, Sarah Biggs, Ben Biggs and wife Hannah, and Neil Biggs; great grandchildren, Max Marquez and Jaden Forrest.
His parents and one sister, Louise Odom preceded him in death.
Kelly and family,
We were saddened to hear of the loss of your father. We want to let you know we were thinking of you and wish you blessings during this sad time. May your father rest in peace. Our thoughts are with you and your family.
Marcellus and DamianKansas City, MO
My deepest sympathy on your loss. JoAnndaughter of Eddie Callender
JoAnn Callender Bradamdayton, OH
Kelly and Family,
Please know that Matts and my thoughts are with your family during this difficult time. Joi Maria
Joi MariaHouston, TX
My thoughts are with you and your family. May bonds with family and friends strengthen and grow in your time of mourning.
Jose ReynaHouston, TX
I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
Margaret LaheyHouston, TX
My deepest and most heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. And please remember, those that leave us never really truly go away their living spirit walks beside us every single day.
God Bless You
DeeDee WebbHouston, TX
My deepest condolensces on your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.
Robert JeffriesPearland, TX
My heart is with you in sympathy.
Diana HardyHouston, TX
Mr.Mrs. Harlan Brumfield
HarlanEdith BrumfieldDenham Springs,La. 70726, LA