Bruce Biggs, 65, of Hendersonville, died Monday, May 7, 2012 at his home. A native of Asheville, NC, he was the son of the late Thomas Roy and LaVada Biggs.
He was a retired FAA Air Traffic Controller at Miami International Airport and a US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Hendersonville VFW Post #5206.
Surviving are two daughters, Rona Powers of Sarasota, Fla. and Melissa Walls of Roanoke, Va.; grandchildren, Kelly Myer, Cameron Walls, and Aaron Powers.
A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday May 19, in the Kirby Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. Chaplain Art Slagle will officiate. Military Honors conducted by Hubert M. Smith American Legion Post 77, Hedrick-Rhodes Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5206, and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 14. Burial will be private at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hendersonville VFW Post #5206 900 N. Main Street,Hendersonville, NC 28792, or BWAR (Brother Wolf Animal Rescue) at PO Box 8195, Asheville, NC 28814.
To sign the online register book, please visit www.shulerfuneralhome.com. Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.