J. D. Wiggins

January 8, 1915 - October 17, 2013
J. D. Wiggins

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J.D. Wiggins, 98, of Mountain Home passed away Thursday October 17, 2013.

He was a son of the late Joseph Crayton and Samantha Hamrick Wiggins.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his first wife, Thelma Wiggins and second wife, Ruby Wiggin; a daughter, Peggy Goode; a sister, Molly Bostic and a daughter-in-law, Helen Wiggins.

Mr. Wiggins proudly served his country with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Arkansas. He was a truck driver for forty years and was an avid gardener. He was a loving father and will be dearly missed.

He is survived by two sons, Larry Wiggins of Hendersonville and David Wiggins and his wife Henrietta of Etowah; Three step-children, Gail Nix, Geraldine McSwain and Ted Williams; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 3:00 P.M Sunday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Pastor Darin Pace will officiate. The family will receive from 1:30-3:00 P.M. Sunday at Shuler Funeral Home.


Sunday, October 20, 2013
12:00 AM

Forest Lawn Memorial Park & Mausoleum - Directions
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Sunday, October 20, 2013
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home - Directions
125 Orrs Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • October 19, 2013
    Fran McGraw says:
    J.D. was a wonderful man. He was part of my life from the time I was 8 years old and all I saw in him was goodness. My love and prayers are with his precious family.

  • October 21, 2013
    gail stewart laughter says:
    Larry and David I am so sorry to hear about your dad passing he was such a nice man ..My thoughts and prayers are with you.. he will truly be missed.. love gail and bud laughter

  • October 25, 2013
    Bob and Hilda (Byars) Barnwell says:
    Dear Family of J.D. We send our prayers and condolences to you all. J.D. was a special family member to the Byars and Lovelace families as well. We will remember him as a fun and caring Christian man who visited us often. J.D. was a loving and loved husband to our Aunt Ruby Lovelace. God Bless.