James R. Biggin

Born on September 13, 1953 in Warren, Ohio
Departed on March 5, 2021, in Palm Bay, Florida

James R. Biggin, “Jim” passed away peacefully on March 5, 2021 after a 2 year battle with Pancreatic Cancer. He was born in Warren Ohio, and moved to Florida when he was 26 years old. He founded and operated Biggin’s Furniture in Melbourne for 27 years, and retired in 2006. Unable to fully retire he began working in real estate for National Realty, which kept him connected to the community. Jim enjoyed being involved in the community, and was a member of rotary, and had a long involvement and dedicated service to Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. He served on the vestry and continued to be a faithful member.
Jim loved to fish and spent many years going to the Florida keys where he enjoyed entertaining others and teaching them the sport that he loved so much. In later life he enjoyed the mountains and lifestyle of western North Carolina. He was a generous and loyal friend, loved by so many. His love of life was evident in his infectious hearty laugh.
Jim is survived by his loving wife Becky (Tarver Miller), and his sons Chad (Maureen), and Ryan. He had a special relationship with his granddaughter Natalie Biggin, who brought him so much happiness in recent year. He was adored by his stepchildren Colin Miller, Taylor Miller and her son Cain. He truly lived up to the name “Papa” to the grandchildren in his life. His brother Bud and his wife Brenda have been a supportive and loving part of his life, along with nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers memorial gifts can be made to Holy Trinity Episopal Church. A celebration of Jim’s life will be held at a later time.

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11 entries.
Corinne Nold from Vero Beach wrote on March 18, 2021:
Jim touched alot of people. He will be missed. May he rest in peace.
Jan Biggin from Warren wrote on March 17, 2021:
I am so sorry to hear about Jim's passing. You are all in my prayers during this difficult time. He will be greatly missed!
Roy Pence from Melbourne Beach wrote on March 17, 2021:
A wonderful man and very special friend that was always there for anyone that needed help. He gave more than he received. A fighter that never gave up on his family and friends. He will be missed. Condolences to Becky and the family
Mary Hesseling from Grand Island wrote on March 17, 2021:
so sorry for your loss. My prayers will go with you. Mary
Jo-Ellen Ames from Asheville wrote on March 14, 2021:
Jim will be missed as he was someone we called friend and truly meant it. Our very true condolences go out to Becky and the rest of his family. May he RIP.
Gordon Larson from Greenville RI wrote on March 12, 2021:
Here is to a life well lead my condolences to your family you will be missed I will never forget the time is Skaneateles lake
Tom and Carol Luedeke from Rockledge wrote on March 12, 2021:
We will miss you
Brian and Hope Fisher from Melbourne wrote on March 11, 2021:
Great guy who is already missed. We go back over 30 years and there was never a time I didn’t enjoy Jim’s company. RIP my friend.
Joan Berrios (Ma !) from Melbourne wrote on March 11, 2021:
Pa ! I’m going to miss our chats and fun times at the office. You were a pure delight to us all. You will be greatly missed. Sending love and prayers to Becky and the family. RIP Pa! We will never forget you, Ma and Coach Berrios ❣️🌹🌹🌹
Cyndi Jones from Melbourne wrote on March 10, 2021:
I can hear your laugh now! You were one of a kind with a huge heart and generous soul. We had lots of laughs together over the years. To his family: he loved you all beyond words. I know he was greeted into heaven with open arms and he will watch over all of us. We'll miss you Biggin.
Daniel McNichol from WAYNE wrote on March 10, 2021:
Jim, I met you thru Tom Harrington, when you had the furniture store. You were a very gentle, kind man. I very caring man. RIP. God Bless you. Dan McNichol, Radnor , Pa.
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