Obituary of Robert Thomas Biggs
Robert “Bob” Thomas Biggs of Daleville, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2023. He was preceded in death by his wife, Andrea “Andy” Biggs; grandson, Preston Biggs; and parents, Robert and Cecelia Biggs.
Bob was a loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather who led a full life of service to his community. Bob was a founding member of the Roanoke Valley Deaf Fund and active member of the Optimist Club. He was a member of the Roanoke Valley Bird Club.
Hobbies and interests included hockey, football and showing cats. He was an avid Redskins fan. Bob had a long-time career with Kroger for 40 years. In his final years, he enjoyed reconnecting with his Catholic faith.
Surviving are his sons, Robert Drew Biggs and wife, Sandy, of Hilton Head, S.C., and Michael Edward Biggs and wife, Meg, of Bristol, Va.; grandchildren, Hannah Biggs, Spencer Greco (Krieg), and Abby Biggs (Ethan Press); one great-grandchild, Lulu Jones-Biggs; sisters, Nancy Knudsen (Ray), Alice Amory (Greg Brown), and Suzanne Gavenus (Gary); sisters-in-law, Willa Burrows (Tony), and Kathy Helm; and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Bobby’s name can be made online at BradleyFreeClinic.com. To donate by mail, send your check to the Bradley Free Clinic, 1240 Third Street, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 2 p.m. at Simpson Funeral Home Peters Creek Road Chapel. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to service time.