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William Lester Wiggins

August 2, 1949 — October 4, 2015

William Lester Wiggins

Mr. William Lester “Lucky” Wiggins, 66, of Buena Vista, passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at Midtown Hospice in Columbus, GA.  Funeral services will be held at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 3:00PM with Rev. Daniel Whitt and Rev. Raymond Smith officiating. Pallbearers will be Chris Scott, Chris Dudley, Bucky Wiggins, Adam Wiggins, Derek Dickerson and Jerry Jones. The family will greet friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. 

Mr. Wiggins was born on August 2, 1949 to Jim and Mary Wiggins in Buena Vista, GA.  He was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.  Mr. Wiggins worked as a truck driver until his retirement.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lanice Wiggins, a sister-in-law, Mary A. Wiggins and parents-in-law, Lozia Moulton and Lewis Moulton. 

Survivors include his five children, Kelli Harris and her husband, Walter of Buena Vista, GA, Shelli Bozeman and her husband, Dean of Butler, GA, Heather Harper of Americus, GA, Scott Wiggins and his spouse, Jonny McElhaney of Panama City, FL and Jamie Hale and his partner, Kelsey of Phenix City, AL; seven grandchildren, Cody, Mia & Annie Bell, Lelani, Leila, Breanna and Ciara; two brothers, Jimmy Wiggins of Buena Vista, GA and Bobby Wiggins and his wife, Cathy of Buena Vista, GA; a sister, Penny Wiggins of Buena Vista, GA; two sisters-in-law, Elethea Spivey of Butler, GA and Maureen Taunton and her husband, Steve of Butler, GA; three brothers-in-law, Linnie Moulton and his wife Charlotte of Reynolds, GA, Gary Moulton and his wife, LouAnn of Butler, GA and Eddie Moulton and his wife, Cindy of Butler, GA;  and several nieces and nephews.

Watson-Tante Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Way-Watson Funeral Home

Buena Vista, WI

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