James Bennie Wiggins

December 5, 1944 ~ August 24, 2021 (age 76)



James Bennie Wiggins, 76, of London died Tuesday, August 24, 2021, in Doctors Hospital, Columbus.

Born December 5, 1944, in Newport, he was a son of Earl “Jack” and Marion (Saltan) Wiggins.

Bennie retired after 26 years from the Madison County Engineers Office, was a longtime member of the Newport Church of Christ in Christian Union, a longtime volunteer with Central Townships Fire Department and loved woodworking and fishing.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years Paula (Ashley) Wiggins; children Joe (Theresa) Wiggins, Rick (Cindy) Wiggins, Bill (Wendy) Wiggins and Amanda Sparks; 15 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, sister Caroline Haskins, brother Albert (Charlotte) Wiggins, many nieces and nephews, and best friend William (Debbie) Brandenburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son Paul, grandson Aaron, brothers Paul and Bill and son in law Rick Sparks.

A Celebration of Bennie’s life will be held Saturday, August 28, 2021, in the Newport Church of Christ in Christian Union Fellowship Hall, 6800 St. Rt. 38 SW, London, beginning at 2:00 PM. Memorials in Bennie’s name may be made to the General Fund of the Newport Christian Union Church.

The family is being served by the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main Street, London, where online condolences for the family may be sent to

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Celebration of Life
August 28, 2021

2:00 PM
Newport CCCU
6800 State Route 38 SW
Lodnon, OH 43140

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