William Harlen Wiggins, 82, husband of Wilma Jean McKenney Wiggins, passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
Born March 13, 1939 in Harrison County to the late Herman Phillip & Lou Ella Chandler Wiggins, he was a lifelong farmer and longtime member of Pleasant Green Baptist Church, where he served as Deacon for more than 50 years. Billy was an avid pocket knife collector, who loved raising a garden and growing things. He took great pride in producing a stellar crop, be it tomatoes, corn or tobacco.
Additional survivors include his 2 children: Angie (Richard) Kendall, of Harrison County, and Billy (Renee) Wiggins, of Georgetown; 4 grandchildren: Mary Catherine Kendall, Emily (Adam) Roberts, Ryan (Danna) Wiggins and Anna Kate Wiggins, and a very dear friend, Dr. A.C. Wright, along with several nieces and nephews.
Also preceding him in death were his 5 older sisters, Eugenia Fuller, Margaret Stroub, Anna Garnett Hampton, Allene Wade and Mary Lou Stroub.
Services will be 12:00 Noon Monday, July 19, 2021 at Pleasant Green Baptist Church by Bro. Richard Kendall, Bro. Jimmy Sears and Bro. Rob Stanley with burial to follow in Battle Grove Cemetery.
Casketbearers will be John Carson, Lane Franklin, Ronnie Franklin, Jon Devin Phillips, Curtis Wells and Ryan Wiggins.
Honorary bearers will be the Deacons of Pleasant Green Baptist Church.
Visitation will be after 5:00 P.M. Sunday at Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Pleasant Green Baptist Church, 387 Pleasant Green Road, Cynthiana, Kentucky 41031.
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