Donald E. Wiggins, 1931-2016


Donald Eugene Wiggins, 85, of Boerne, TX, passed away on November 17, 2016. Born in New Carlisle, IN on June 15, 1931 to Richard and Anna (Van Putty) Wiggins.

He attended New Carlisle High School. He served in the U.S. Army from February 1952 to November 1953. He fought in the Korean War and was honorably discharged with a Purple Heart and three bronze stars.

On September 25, 1954 he married Cynthia Fernald, who survives. He was a carpenter by trade; he enjoyed woodworking and gardening in his retirement. Also surviving are his two sons, Jeffery (Tamera)of Canyon Lake, TX and Christopher(Cristen)of Boerne, TX; his niece and nephew, Cynthia and Paul Fernald; 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his three brothers, Ernest, Harold, and Ralph.

Funeral service and internment was held Tuesday, December 6, at 1p.m at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

To leave a message for the family please visit www.vaughanfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Vaughan’s Funeral Home of Boerne TX.

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