In Memoriam : Michael Biggs

Michael Biggs Michael K. Biggs - age: 64
(August 05, 1951 to May 06, 2016 )
Resident of Ewing, Illinois

Visitation Information:
2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 22, 2016
Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery
12740 Odd Fellow Lane
Benton, IL 62812


Michael K. "Brillo" Biggs, age 64 of Ewing, passed away at 10:45 a.m. Friday, May 6, 2016, at his home.

His wishes were to be cremated.

Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 22, 2016 at the Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery in Benton. Military honors will be by the U.S. Navy and the Benton American Legion Post #280 and the Benton V.F.W. Post #2671. Friends and family are to go directly to the cemetery.

Arrangements are through the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Michael K. Biggs was born on August 5, 1951 in Columbus, GA, the son of Kenneth L. Biggs and Marjorie Ann (Schram) Biggs.

He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed camping and fishing. He loved all animals, especially his dog "Maggie" and his cat "Cat".

Brillo had a great passion for motorcycles and was a member of Franklin County A.B.A.T.E.
He was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #2898 in Benton.

Mr. Biggs was a U.S. Navy Veteran of the Viet Nam War having served his country from November 12, 1969 through February 23, 1972.

Michael K. "Brillo" Biggs is survived by his sister Rhonda M. Rone of Scheller, IL; a nephew Brian Rone of Scheller, IL; his neighbors, motorcycle friends and their families, and his friends at the Eagles in Benton.

He was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents; his parents; his wife Susan; an infant brother Robert; and a brother-in-law Dennis "Butch" Rone.

Memorial contributions in memory of Michael K. "Brillo" Biggs, may be made to the Leffler Funeral Home to assist with his cremation services.

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A full obituary with dates and times of services will run at a future date.

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