The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


November 2, 2013

Robert Wiggins Jr.

The funeral for Robert B. “Bobby” Wiggins Jr., 73, of Athens will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at McConnell Funeral Home with the Rev. Lowranzy Overton officiating.  Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery.

Visitation is from 1:30-2:45 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mr. Wiggins was born June 14, 1940, in Kentucky to Robert Benjamin Wiggins Sr. and Ethel Phillips Wiggins.  He was an over-the-road truck driver.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his granddaughter, Emily Wiggins.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Mary Wiggins; two sons, Robert B. “Ben” Wiggins III and wife Delisa of Athens, and Randy Wiggins and wife Delon of Ardmore; one daughter, Karen Swanner of Athens; one sister, Ann Wagnon and husband Jerome of Athens; eight granddaughters; three grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.

Pallbearers are Travis Holloway, Junior Holloway, Steve Holloway, Kevin Pope, David Pope and Robert Pollard.

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