Raymond E. Wiggins, Sr.

Sunrise: February 2, 1936

Sunset: July 6, 2018

On Friday, July 6, 2018, in the late evening at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, the angel of death slipped into our midst and took the soul of our beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and brother. Raymond E. Wiggins, Sr. (Joe/Biggie) was born February 2, 1936 in Martin County, North Carolina to the late Lee and Viola Wiggins. He met and married Kathleen Battle Wiggins (deceased).

He leaves to cherish his memory 3 sons- Raymond Wiggins, Jr.(Rokel), Alvin Wiggins, and Paul Elliot of Maryland; 1 daughter-Candace Elliott of Portsmouth; 7 grandchildren, 3 great- grandchildren, 5 sisters-Leola Veale, Dorothy Dickens, Marjorie Thompson, Shirlene Banks and Diann Pittman; 3 brothers-James Wiggins(Joyce), Lanxcene Wiggins(Carolyn), and Reginald Wiggins(Leslie), and a host of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by 1 brother, Lester Wiggins.

Viewing Friday, July 13, 2018 3:00pm-8:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Boulevard Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Saturday, July 14, 2018 2:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel

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    Kari Diop says

    Sending my deepest condolences, thinking of the Wiggins family during this difficult time.

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    Mary H. Battle says

    May your father’s soul join your mother’s (my sister) in peaceful eternity.
    Your Aunt, Mary Battle, first
    cousin Carol Battle, her daughter Precious Battle and her granddaughter Nevaeh Battle.


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    Dennis and Belva says

    Our condolences and prayers to the Wiggins family. Praying for strength and comfort for each of you. Just know to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. We will see him again.

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