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Buster Wigg


AUGUST 8, 1924 TO OCTOBER 23, 2012

BUSTER (David Ernest Walter) WIGG passed away on October 23th, 2012 at Kootenay Lake Hospital. His final days were spent surrounded by his family. Buster is survived by his wife of 65 years, Tiny (Chrystal), his daughter Valerie Johnson (husband Bruce), his granddaughter Andrea Rhodes (husband Scott), his grandson Scott Johnson and his two precious great granddaughters, Victoria and Caitlin Rhodes.

Buster was born in Nelson and was part of a large, well known Nelson family. His sister Janie Seaby and niece Carolyn Zabawa still reside in Nelson. Buster will also be greatly missed by his brother Don Wigg, his sisterJoan McCluskey, his sister Gladys Redman and their extended families.

He was well regarded by his many friends and neighbours. Buster loved Nelson and enjoyed swimming, boating, fishing, prospecting, playing cards and drinking hot chocolate with his friends at the mall. Most people will remember Buster as a cab driver. He owned and operated City Cabs for many years.

Rev. Scott Simpson will offer a graveside service at the Nelson Memorial Park Cemetery at 10:00 am on November 3rd, 2012. After the graveside service you are invited to a reception at The First Baptist Church at 611 5th Street, Nelson BC.


Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Service Ltd.

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