Jim Biggs - 1943-2007 Jim Biggs, 63, of Ashland, Ky., died Saturday afternoon, Feb. 17, 2007, in Community Hospice Care Center. Mr. Biggs was born Nov. 29, 1943, in Olive Hill, Ky., a son of the late Robert and Edna DeHart Biggs. He retired from Ashland Oil Inc. as the corporate director of human resources after 20 years of service. He was a Vietnam Army veteran and a member of Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church and American Legion Post 76 in Ashland. He received his doctorate of communications from USC. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Champ, Gene and Roy Biggs; and a sister, Lorraine Kegley. Mr. Biggs is survived by his wife, Linda Spicer Biggs of Ashland; two daughters, Susan (Tim) Wells of Delaware, Ohio, and Stacie (Jason) Eberle of Richmond, Ky.; a brother, Robert (Pauline) Biggs of Ashland; four sisters, Venus (Ed) Gee of Olive Hill, Sue Kiser of Ashland, Shirl Hedge of Riverside, Calif., and Helen Haworth of Lakewood, Calif.; and five grandchildren, Anna Wells, Kasey Wells, Molly Wells, Cooper Eberle and Elizabeth Eberle. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007, at Steen Funeral Home-Marshall Steen Chapel in Ashland by Dr. Ronnie Mayes, the Rev. Charles E. Stewart and the Rev. Paul Badgett. Entombment will be in Rose Hill Burial Park Mausoleum. Military services will be by American Legion Kenova Post 93. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Feb. 19, 2007, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 1538 Central Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.
Submitted by: Linda Cheeks Pittano