Thomas Wiggins

Obituary of Thomas Daniel Wiggins

Thomas Daniel Wiggins

Dan Wiggins, age 97, passed-away on June 15, 2020 with his daughter and grandchildren by his side.  Dan was a resident of Graham, NC and was married to the late Dorothy McAdams Wiggins for 67 years.  He was an avid golfer and fisherman.

Mr. Wiggins was originally from Clarke County Alabama and the son of the late Frank and Mittie Wiggins.  He served as a Pharmacist Mate in the Navy during World War II, on the USS Lubbock.

Dan was a Deacon, Elder, member of the Brotherhood Sunday School Class and at the time of his death, the oldest member of Graham Presbyterian Church. 

After World War II, Dan moved to Graham, NC and began work as a bookkeeper with the Alamance General Hospital and later joined Kernodle Clinic as Administrator when the Clinic opened in 1950 and retired from the Clinic in 1987.

Dan was predeceased by his 2 sisters, 4 brothers and his son-in-law Arnold Brown.

He is survived by his daughter; Sarah Sue Wiggins Brown, Grandchildren; Suzi Brown Gardner and husband Steve of Mebane, Tommy Brown and wife Tammy of Graham, Great Grandchildren; Will Gardner, Matthew Gardner, Audrey Brown, Thomas Brown, Nickole Jones and husband Josh and Brooke Clark.   Great-Great Grandchildren; Peyton, Hudson and Emerson Jones and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. Wiggins can be viewed at Walker Funeral Home of Mebane, 304 W. Center Street, Mebane, NC 27302, Thursday, June 18, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.  Funeral service will be held on Friday, June 19, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Graham Presbyterian Church, 216 West Harden Street, Graham, NC with burial following at Graham Memorial Park, Graham, NC.  Social Distancing will be in place and masks are recommended.  

Memorials can be made to Graham Presbyterian Church, 216 West Harden Street, Graham, NC 27253.

The family would like to thank Alamance Regional Medical Center, Amedisys Hospice Care, Mebane Ridge Assisted Living.   A special thank you to Linda Clayton for providing care during his last years.

 

 

 

 

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