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Richard O. Biggs, 78, of Terre Haute passed away Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, in Union Hospital surrounded by family. He was born June 26, 1939, to William Biggs and Loretta Overton Biggs.
Richard was a member of the American Legion Wayne Newton Post 346, Class of 1958 Glenn High School, he also loved the outdoors and enjoyed 4-wheeling. He was a machinist for over 20 years for J.I. Case and then for Honey Creek Industries. He loved his family and found great joy in spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Richard is preceded in death by his parents; his mother, Ola Biggs; his first wife, Marian (Glaspie); son, Bradley Biggs; and brother, Kenneth Biggs.
He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Carolyn (Duby) Biggs, daughters, Penny Howard (Harry), Rita Marshall (Doug); seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; stepson, Bill Jackson; stepdaughter, Kim Kimiecik (Jay); and one sister, Violet Hoffman.
Visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at DeBaun Springhill Chapel, with services to follow. The Rev. Rick Swan will be officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at:
Published on January 2, 2018
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