Wilbur A. Biggs, 67 of Monticello, passed away February 12, 2016 at his home.

He was born May 30, 1948 in Gould to the late Allen Price Biggs, Jr. and Gay Nell Clarke Biggs.

He was retired from the United States Air Force, a retired truck driver and a member of Ladelle Baptist Church. He was an avid outdoorsman where he enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and cooking. He was referred to as the “gentle giant”, loving the Lord, his family and friends with all of his heart and might.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Rusty Biggs and a sister, Sara Mae Maxwell.

Survivors include his wife, Cheryl Biggs of Monticello; two sons, Jason Biggs and John Biggs both of Ashville, North Carolina; one brother, Allen Biggs and wife Petra of Cattle Mills, Texas; three stepdaughters, Michele Koppel and husband Jason, Denna Luedecke and Shelia Verser; two stepsons, Steve Luedecke and Kelly Luedecke; a number of step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren; along with numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be February 16, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Ladelle Baptist Church with burial to follow in Lone Sassafras Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be from 12:30 until service time at the Ladelle Baptist Church.