Thermon Biggers, Sr., 79 departed this life on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at his residence in Texas City.
Thermon was born on August 8, 1930, in San Augustine , TX to George and Mae Bell Ruth Biggers. He was a longtime resident of Galveston and was an retired crane operator from Kelso Shipyard and also was a security guard at the Galveston County Court House and custodian at the Knights of Columbus Hall. He was a U S Army veteran, member of the Oak Tree Club, enjoyed time with friends, family and feeding the squirrels and birds.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Frances Biggers; daughter, Shirley Walker; two sisters and three brothers.
He leaves with precious memories, sons, Thermon Biggers, Jr. of Houston, Eric Biggers (Angela) of Texas City; daughters, Carolyn Spencer of Webster and Yolanda Biggers of Texas City; thirteen grandchildren , eleven great grandchildren; brothers, Herman and Bill Biggers of Galveston; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Visitation will begin at 5 PM on Wednesday, November 4th followed by a wake from 7-8 PM at E R Johnson Family Mortuary.
A service celebrating his life will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 5, 2009, at the Jerusalem Baptist Church Rev. A. S. Johnson , pastor; Rev. Alvin Shinnette officiating. Burial will follow at Mainland Memorial Cemetery in Hitchcock, TX.
Special thanks to Hospice Care Team, Dr. Kodali, Shirley and Roneshia.