GRANGEVILLE: Orville A. Biggers, 92 of Grangeville passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at the Grangeville Health and Rehab Center in Grangeville.
Orville was born February 6, 1925 at Sweet, Idaho a son of Charles and Alice Howe Biggers. He attended the Brownlee school before graduating from Emmett High School. He was drafted in the Army Air Force in 1943 and was discharged in 1945. He attended watch making school in Sacramento from 1946-47 then moved to Grangeville in 1948. He married Johanna Vrieling on June 19, 1953 at Grangeville. He worked at Walkers Jewelry until his retirement.
He was a member of Mountain Shadows Baptist Church in Grangeville.
He is survived by his wife Johanna of Grangeville, his daughters, Jana and Matt Myers of Celina, TX, Karla and Jerry Hill of Grangeville, Marsha and Bob Andrews of Brush Prairie, WA and Danell and David Niemeyer of Lewiston, ID. He is also survived by 16 grandchildren, many great grandchildren, one brother, Kenneth Biggers of Meridian, ID and several nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by 3 brothers, 1 sister and a grand daughter.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Grangeville Christian Church with Pastor Vic Cline of the Mountain Shadows Baptist Church officiating. A visitation will be held on Friday, November 24, 2017 at the Blackmer Funeral Home from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Gideon’s or to a favorite charity. Send condolences to the family to Blackmerfuneralhome.com