Clifton "Jack" E. Biggs
September 1, 1925
May 18, 2008
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.