Scott Wiggins


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Posted Online: Dec. 12, 2012, 5:59 pm
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Scott S. Wiggins, 54, of Rifle, Colo., and formerly of the Quad-Cities, died on Dec. 5, 2012, in Rifle.
A graveside service and burial celebrating Scott's life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, from the Union Cemetery, rural Maquoketa, Iowa. A service was also held on Dec. 8, in Rifle, at the Rifle Funeral Home. There is no visitation. The Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa is in charge of local arrangements.
Scott was born in Moline in 1958 to Jim and Jeanette Miller Wiggins. He graduated from Rock Island High School. He then attended Pike's Peak College in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Those left to honor his memory include his mother, Jeanette Wiggins, Rock Island; brother and sister-in-law, Randy and Sheila Wiggins, Casper, Wyo.; sister, Karla Wiggins Harris, Bainbridge Island, Wash.; sister, Kristi Wiggins, St. Ann, Mo.; nephews and nieces, Amelia, James and Charles Wiggins, Casper, and Andrea Aragon, St Ann. Scott was preceded in death by his dad, James, in 1999.
Online condolences may be left at www.CarsonAndSon.com.












 



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