Obituary: Wilbur DriggersFeb 18th, 2013 | By Submitted | Category: Obituaries
Wilbur Driggers, age 74, of Perry, died Thursday, February 14, 2013, at his residence.
Wilbur was born on April 16, 1938 in Jasper to the late L.C. and the former Eva (Morgan) Driggers. Six brothers, Mildan, J.W., Ranell, Lavon, W.J. and Raymond Driggers, preceded Mr. Driggers in death.
Mr. Driggers was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Lakeside Baptist Church in Perry. He worked for 36 years with the State of Florida Division of Forestry in heavy equipment. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather, who enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Cossette (Rogers) Driggers of Perry; two daughters, Karen Everett and Debra Arnold, both of Perry; six brothers, Clarence Driggers, Morris Driggers and Ray Driggers, all of Live Oak, and Mike Driggers, Jimmy Driggers and Russell Driggers, all of Jasper; three sisters, Martha Ann Royals, of Live Oak, Claire Welch, of Port St. Joe and Evelee Parker, of Perry; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 18, 2013, at Joe P. Burns Funeral Home, with Pastor David Stephens officiating. Interment followed in Pisgah Cemetery. The family received friends from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, February 17, 2013, at Joe P. Burns Funeral Home.
All arrangements were under the care of Joe P. Burns Funeral Home.
You may send condolences to the family at www.joepburnsfuneralhomes.com.