Robert Lester Wiggs, 84, son of Grover and Jennie Bailey Wiggs, was born Oct. 27, 1919, at Alton. He died Feb. 16, 2004, at his home at Alton. He married Laura L. Watson Nov. 29, 1947. She died in 1994. Mr. Wiggs was an ordained Baptist minister. He served in several Missouri churches. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army Air Force in the South Pacific, earning the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and two Bronze Stars. He was a charter member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1014 in Alton, serving as post chaplain for several years. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, May Cameron, Georgia Warren and Helen Pitts; and three brothers, Lee, Chester and Howard Wiggs. Surviving are two sons, Harold K. Wiggs of Houston and Robert G. Wiggs of Alton; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services were Feb. 19 at the Clary Funeral Home Chapel at Alton with David Case officiating. Burial was in the Bailey Cemetery. “

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