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Raymon Patrick Wiggins (known as Pat to most everyone who knew him) was born Oct. 14, 1929, in Eugene, Ore. to George and Elizabeth Wiggins. He was the middle child of three children. He passed away in his sleep on May 3, 2019, in Bacolod City, Philippines, at the age of 89. 

Pat grew up in Vancouver, Wash. In 1948, he marred Lucile Pace. Three children were born of this union known namely, Darleen, Linda, and Cheri. They later divorced. 

In 1955 he married the love of his life, Beverly Jean (Roberts) in Salem, Ore. To this union four children were born, Micheal, Craig, Scott, and Diana. 

In 1960, Pat and Bev moved to Newcastle, Wyo., where they built their own house and raised their family. Bev passed away in 1995. 

Pat worked as a carpenter, a mason and later a propane delivery driver for many years, and was an avid gardener. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, and two sisters. 

Pat is survived by all his children; 16 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. 

A memorial service will be held in Newcastle with interment to follow in New Haven, Wyo., at a later date to be announced.


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