Cecil Edwin


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Cecil Edwin Biggerstaff

Jul 02 1925 - May 04 2007

Mr. Cecil Edwin Biggerstaff, age 81, of Harlingen, TX, passed away May 4, 2007, in Dallas, TX. He was born July 2, 1925, in Canton, TX, to Cecil and Estella (Martin) Biggerstaff. On March 23, 1951, he married Margery Demic in Harlingen. He served his country in the US Navy during World War II, and was honorably discharged in 1946. He received his bachelor’s degree from Austin College and graduated from East Texas State University with a masters degree in math. He retired from Harlingen ISD after thirty-eight years where he last served as principal of Harlingen high school. He received a number of educational honors. He was a member and deacon of 8th and Harrison Church of Christ In Harlingen, TX. He is survived by his wife, Margery; children, Brice Biggerstaff and his wife Carolyn of Clear Lake, TX and Craig Biggerstaff and his wife Mary of Red Oak, TX.: grandchildren, Sarah, Caitlin, and Luke Biggerstaff of Clear Lake TX, Crystal Kirby and her husband Brian of Red Oak, TX, Michelle Jordan and her husband Kevin of Waxahachie, TX, Carolyn Fox and her husband Jeremy of Saginaw, TX, and Travis Bilbrey of Red Oak, TX; great-grandchildren, Beau, Jentri, Madison Kirby, Jordan, Cameron and Kaleb Fox, and Hallie and Hunter Jordan; sister-in-law, Nola Sue Cole and husband Ben; brother-in-law, David Demic and his wife Virginia; and a host of other family and friends. Preceding him in death were his parents. A graveside service with military honors will be held at 1:30 PM, Tuesday, May 8, 2007, at DFW National Cemetery, Dallas, TX, with Robert K. Oglesby officiating. Family and friends are invited to the funeral home at their convenience on Monday to pay their respects and to sign the register book. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Harlingen.
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