Eugene Wiggins

Feb 18, 1931 - Sep 07, 2022

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Dr. Eugene (Gene) Charles Arthur Wiggins was born February 18, 1931 and passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at the age of 91. He was known as a teacher, counselor, minister, writer, artist, and story teller as well as an avid University of Washington Huskies fan. Born in Everett, WA,...

Services

Sep 28

Service

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
11:00 am

Cypress Lawn Memorial Park

1615 SE Everett Mall Way
Everett, WA 98208

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Oct 15

Memorial Service

Saturday, October 15, 2022
1:00 pm

Solie Funeral Home

3301 Colby Ave
Everett, WA 98201

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Eugene Wiggins

February 18, 1931 - September 07, 2022

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J James Wiggins September 22, 2022

M Mike September 15, 2022

Uncle Gene played an outsized role in my life, at least vis-a-vis the amount of time I actually spent with him. When I was 7 or 8, the night before I was going to have surgery (the first of several attempts to correct my hearing loss), my mom came into my room with an envelope. Inside was a two-page, beautifully handwritten "Hang in there, it's all going to be OK..." letter, from Uncle Gene, whom I had only met once (and whom I don't recall meeting again). I can still remember the calming feeling that washed over me after I read, and then re-read, that letter. Here was an adult whom I barely knew, but whom I remembered being a fairly large man who just exuded strength, telling me my future; I didn't even think to question it. I honestly can't think of another moment in my life where I felt my anxiety literally vanish like that. And it sounds as if I'm far from the only who was touched in such a way by him...

J James Wiggins September 15, 2022

J James Wiggins September 14, 2022

J James Wiggins September 14, 2022

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