Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013

Noel D. Wiggins, 84, of Chillicothe died at 10:35 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Proctor Hospital in Peoria.

Born March 24, 1928, in South Bend, Ind., to Harry and Ruth (Matthews) Wiggins, he married JoAnne Rice on April 13, 1956, in Mossville. She died in 2006.

Surviving are his children, Nola Murphy of Missouri, Matilda (Jim) Hall of Peoria and Patrick Wiggins of Iowa; and two brothers, Adrian and Leon Wiggins, both of South Bend, Ind.

He served in the United States Army during World War II and Korea.

He worked as a senior design engineer at Caterpillar, retiring in 1989.

He participated in leagues at Mount Hawley Bowling Alley.

Services will be private at a later date.

Memorials may be made to donor's choice.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook at www.thewiltonmortuary.com.