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J. D. Biggs, 98, of Waco, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. Graveside funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, December 29, at Waco Memorial Park, with Pastor Paul Krupicka of St. Matthew Lutheran Church officiating. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m., Thursday, December 28, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home.

J.D. was born October 6, 1919, to Tennie Cauble Biggs and Jessie Biggs on a farm near Oglesby, Texas. He attended Oglesby schools, business college in Dallas, and later obtained his BBA from Baylor University.

J.D. served his country honorably during WWII. He was working for the federal government when he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps in November, 1941. After completing an aircraft mechanics course, he was assigned to the 320th Bomb Group. He was a T/ Sgt, Crew Chief, on the B-26 during WWII in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East, and later participated in the Korean Conflict. Following his Korean service, February 1953, he returned to work at the VARO, retiring as Supervisor of the Field Section July 1974.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 42 years, Agnes Jander Biggs; five sisters, Bernice Biggs, Edith Maxey, Dora Williams Harrison, Leatha Osborne, and Mildred Stamps; one brother, Woodrow Biggs; and grandson, Joshua Lane Wickman.

J.D. is survived by one daughter, Pat Biggs Wickman and husband, Larry; grandson, Zachary Lane Wickman; granddaughter, Cassie Laine Wickman York and husband, Jonathan; great-granddaughter, McKenna; and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Church or to a charity of choice. The family invites you to leave a message or memory on our “Tribute Wall” in our website, www.WHBfamily.com.


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Visitation

Thursday

28

Dec

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home

6101 Bosque Blvd.
Waco, TX 76710

Graveside

Friday

29

Dec

10:00 AM
Waco Memorial Park

6623 South Interstate 35
Robinson, TX 76706

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Waco Memorial Park

6623 South Interstate 35
Robinson, TX 76706

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