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WIGGS, William
WIGGS, William Ivor 'Bill' June 5, 1931 - June 26, 2016 On June 26, 2016, Bill passed away peacefully at his home in Bakersfield. Bill was 85 years old. Bill was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., on June 5, 1931. He enlisted in the Navy on his 17th birthday and served 4 years in the submarine force. Bill married Dorothy Rambo in Naples, Calif., on Sept 5, 1953. They remained together for 62 years until his passing. He spent 25 years as a teacher, coach and principal at Boron High School. He enjoyed reading, cycling, fly-fishing and attending various events in which his children and grandchildren participated.Bill was preceded in death by his brother David E. Wiggs. Bill's family was closest to his heart and he is already deeply missed by his wife Dorothy, daughters Cheryl (John) Tierce, Lauri (Steve) Dalke and Kristie (Mark) Grubb and his sons Brad (Heidi) Wiggs and David (Jami) Wiggs. Bill is also survived by ten grandchildren and one great grandson.Friends and relatives are invited to attend a reception July 18, at 1:00. 5917 Knudsen Dr, Bakersfield.

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