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William "Bill" Wiggins

March 28, 1958 — November 26, 2019

William Ray “Bill” Wiggins, 61, of Delano, passed away peacefully on November 26, 2019 at home surrounded by his family.

Mr. Wiggins was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. He liked to fish and spend time outside. He loved spending time with his family and considered his grandchildren to be his prized possession. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Haroldean Wiggins; and his grandparents, Chester and Ada Moss.

Survivors include his loving wife, Betty Wiggins; son, Tommy (Shannon) Prater; beloved grandchildren, Kadee Prater, Rhea Lenoir, Jazmine Talbert, Anna Talbert, Jonathan Hunt, and Shane McNeely; sister, Marion (Jimmy) Kerr; two nieces, Julie (Brad) Green and Emily (Forrest) Renner; great nieces, Hannah Green, Sara Katherine Green, Maggie Renner, Callie Renner and Olivia Renner; great nephews, Jacob Green, and Luke Renner; in-laws, David (Florine) Jenkins; and six loving pets, Toby, Tim, Jethro, Nikkie, Petey, and Callie Sue.

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home.

His family will receive friends from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society in his memory at 

Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the Wiggins family at 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Higgins Funeral Home of Benton.  (423) 338-2834

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Gathering of Friends and Family

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home


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Celebration of Life

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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