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David Eugene Bigbie, age 75, passed away November 2, 2009, in St. George, Utah. He was born June 6, 1934, in West Warwick, Rhode Island, to Robert Nieforth Bigbie and Stella Treasa Chason. He married Martha Anna Edson on August 29, 1970
David was born and raised in West Warwick. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 22 ½ years. He worked for Northrup Grummon in Pico Rivera, California, for 10 years He then moved to Hurricane in December 1994. Howard served on the Social Golf Committee for the Huntsman World Senior Games. He was a member of the Bloomington Country Club, the V.F.W., and the American Legion Lester Keate Post 90.
Surviving family include his wife, Martha of Hurricane, UT; daughter, Jayla (Steve) Walters of Oak Park, CA; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and a brother, Robert Bigbie of Chula Vista, CA. He is preceded in death by a son, David Bigbie, Jr.
A military "Send-off" will be held Monday, November 9, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. at the Spilsbury Mortuary Chapel, 110 S. Bluff St., St. George. Friends may call Monday, one hour prior to services, at the Mortuary.