Gabriel John Wiggins, 64, of Fountaintown, passed away Monday, June 22, 2015. He was born on Nov. 4, 1950, in Southington, Conn., as the son of Daniel and Marjorie (Louis) Wiggins.
Gabe graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1968. He served in the Indiana Army National Guard for over 20 years. Gabe married Linda (Glass) on June 20, 1981, in Indianapolis.
Gabe was self-employed as “A Home Inspector, Inc.” for many years. Gabe attended Brookville Road Community Church. He was a commander of American Legion Post 119, a member of VFW Post 2693, and The Forty & Eight Club. Gabe volunteered as a transport driver for the Disabled American Veterans. He enjoyed fishing, the beach, and helping others.
Gabe is survived by his wife, Linda Wiggins; sons, Robert (Ana) Wiggins and Russell Wiggins; daughter, Cori Dobbs; brother, Dan Wiggins and grandchild, Harlan Dobbs.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Marjorie (Louis) Wiggins and sister, Mary Ann Emswiller.
A memorial gathering will be held from 3 – 7 p.m. on Friday, June 26, 2015, at Brookville Road Community Church, 7480 US 52, New Palestine, IN 46163. A private graveside service will be held.
Memorial gifts may be made to the IU Simon Cancer Center for cancer research. Please make checks payable to: IU Foundation and mail to IUF, In Memory of Gabe Wiggins, PO Box 7072, Indianapolis, IN 46207-7072. You may also make donations online at cancer.iu.edu/giving.
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Arrangements are being handled by Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory in Greenfield.