Carl I. Biggs
January 18, 1932 ‒ January 15, 2020
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Carl I. Biggs, age 87, of Fredericktown, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He was born on January 18, 1932 in Howard, Ohio the son of Clyde and Mary (Cochran) Biggs. Carl proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and retired in 1998 after 38 years of employment with Cooper Energy Services in Mount Vernon.
Carl was a member of the Colonial City Moose Lodge of Mount Vernon and Mount Zion Lodge #9 F&AM. Carl and his late wife Connie loved to dance and socialize with friends. They always attended their children’s events and took great pride when their daughter earned her Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology and their son earned an MBA in Executive Management.
Family was everything to Carl and he suffered a great loss after the passing of his son J. Eric Biggs at a young age and most recently his wife Connie. Comfort can be had knowing that they are reunited in heaven again.
Carl is survived by his loving daughter, Nikki (Mike) Sweder of Hillard; a granddaughter, Riley Sweder; daughter-in-law, Amy (Kempton) Biggs; two sisters, Bonnie Orndorff of Howard, Ohio and Virginia Utz of Shelby, Ohio.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Connie (Baker) Biggs; a son, J. Eric Biggs; two brothers, Dale Biggs and John Biggs.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, January 24, 2020 beginning at 11 a.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Pastor Marvin Haught will be officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow in Union Grove Cemetery near Gambier.
Memorial contributions in Carl’s name may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
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