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John Wiggins

John Lyndon Wiggins

Sunday, June 5th, 1932 - Thursday, October 29th, 2020
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Obituary

John Lyndon Wiggins, 88, of Salem, Virginia, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 29, 2020.

John was born in Swain County, North Carolina on June 5, 1932 to the late Conely and Mayme Wiggins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved brothers, Wayne and Clyde. He was the oldest of four siblings. John served our country with honor in the US Army. He moved from North Carolina to Salem in 1964 and his career was spent working at General Electric, retiring in July 1991. John served his community as a Lifetime member in the Fort Lewis Volunteer Fire Department and was also active in his church, CommUNITY Church in Salem, Virginia. He was a very easygoing, amiable person who loved to tell stories about his family, friends and the time he spent growing up in North Carolina. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

John is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Mary Jo “Jo” Waldroop Wiggins, of Salem; sister, Hattie Mae Potts, of Franklin; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Ann (Larry) Norris; nephews, Ricky (Cristy) Potts and Michael Wiggins and a host of other cousins and devoted friends.

A service celebrating John’s life and honoring this gentle, kind person will be held at Macon Funeral Home, Franklin, NC, at 2pm, Sunday November 8,2020, with Rev. Steve Reeves officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends one-hour prior.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Wiggins, J.D. Sprouse, James Sprouse, Larry Norris, Furman Shook and Jackie Cook.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimers Association at www.alz.org or 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601

The family would like to extend a special Thank You to the staff of the Virginia Veterans Center in Salem, VA.

Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.




Condolences may be made to the family at www.maconfuneralhome.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, November 8th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Sunday, November 8th, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Macon Funeral Home
    Address
    261 Iotla Street
    FRANKLIN, NC 28734
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  • Service

    Sunday, November 8th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Sunday, November 8th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Macon Funeral Home
    Address
    261 Iotla Street
    FRANKLIN, NC 28734
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  • Interment

    Location
    Woodlawn Cemetery
    Address
    1242 Old Murphy Road
    FRANKLIN, NC 28734
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