Jeffery “Jeff” Gordon Wiggins, 49, passed away, after a courageous battle, on Friday, September 17, 2021, at Augusta University Medical Center. Born on May 17, 1972, in Emanuel County, Georgia, he was a son of the late Gordon L. Wiggins and the late Joyce Canady Wiggins. Jeff was an engineer for Briggs & Stratton. He was a Volunteer Fireman at North Jenkins County and was the caretaker at Angel’s Farm. Jeff was an active member of Scarboro Baptist Church. He was the president of both Big Horse Creek Hunting Club and The Island Hunting Club. Jeff was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. He was a dedicated husband, daddy and loved his friends as family. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his nephew, Hunter Wiggins.
Survivors include his wife, Jennifer Oliver Wiggins of Millen; daughter, Amberly Wiggins of Millen; son, Lawton Wiggins of Millen and his girlfriend Millie Hooks of Nunez; sisters, Joanne (David) Reeves and Janice Morris, all of Millen; brothers, Mike (Daphne) Wiggins and Jason “Cotis” Wiggins, all of Millen; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Charles and Patricia Oliver of Millen; brother-in-law Jason (Hillary) Oliver of Rome, GA; nieces and nephews, Jill, Josh, Johnathan and Braelyn Reeves, Jake (Tammy) Morris, Tanner and Avery Wiggins and E. J. Oliver.
Visitation will be held at Scarboro Baptist Church on Monday, September 20, 2021, from 1:00PM until 2:00PM.
A graveside service will be held at Scarboro Memorial Cemetery on September 20, 2021, at 2:30PM with Rev. Perry Hearn officiating.
Pallbearers will be Charley Waters, Stacy Garvin, Stacy Shaw, Chad Waters, Jody Horton, Jeff Horton, Chad Taylor, Bob Dyer, Blaine Olmstead and Wade Brown. Honorary Pallbearers will be the members of Big Horse Creek Hunting Club and The Island Hunting Club.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be sent to Scarboro Baptist Building Fund, 4216 Scarboro Church Loop, Millen, Georgia 30442.
Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.
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