Bisch Funeral Home

2931 South Koke Mill Road, Springfield, IL


James F. "Jeff" Biggs

May 12, 1947August 9, 2020

James F. “Jeff” Biggs, 73, of Chatham passed away on Sunday August 9, 2020 at his residence. He was born on May 12, 1947 in Lincoln, Illinois to George Biggs and LaVerne Housworth. Jeff married Linda McCord on December 26, 2015 in St. Louis and she survives.

Mr. Biggs is also survived by three children, Jeff Biggs of Fairfield, Jason Biggs and Jennifer Biggs both of Albion as well as his two beloved sisters, Jill Shoemaker and Linda Frankson, both of Charlotte, N.C.

Jeff was a US Army veteran who served as an Army Nurse in Vietnam. He worked as a Nurse Anesthetist for forty-six years in Hillsboro, Fairfield, Fort Madison, IA., Quincy and Springfield. Jeff enjoyed golf and snow skiing. He was a member of the Chatham VFW and Chatham American Legion.

Cremation rites were accorded and the family will host a gathering at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, www.jdrf.org, and please visit the online “Life Remembered Story” at www.bischfuneralhomewest.com.


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James F. "Jeff" Biggs

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Jenny Dial

August 17, 2020

Greg and I are so sorry to hear about Jeff. Please know we are thinking of you during this difficult time and you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Greg and Jenny

Jean Toberman

August 16, 2020

Jeff was a wonderful nurse and CRNA. I worked with him at Hillsboro Area Hospital in the 80's and 90's and he assisted in the cesarean delivery of both my children. I have many fond memories of working with Jeff. He was always upbeat, caring and fun.
So sorry for the loss of your loved one and a great person.

Rollo Saucier

August 14, 2020

Jeff, it was an honor to know you! Linda, I am so sorry that Jeff is gone so soon.

Tanya Mero

August 14, 2020

I worked with Jeff in Quincy. He always made me smile. So sorry for your loss.

Karen wilsey

August 13, 2020

worked with him at fmch. Great guy. Hugs n prayers to all.

Nick Whitfield

August 13, 2020

I met Jeff At the Highland games on Chatham . Jeff was always upbeat even thru his struggles with his health conditions and seemed to get a kick out of my Facebook theatrical post . It was a true pleasure to know him . Sorry for your loss Linda and family. May he rest in peace.

Lisa Seitz

August 13, 2020

I worked with Jeff at FMCH in surgery. We always talked about the Cubs, he was a HUGE Cubs fan. He was a great guy and was always cutting up and making you laugh. Rest in peace Jeff.

Joyce Desotel

August 13, 2020

when Jeff worked at FMCH he was a delight to be around. Always a smile and little fun banter. He gave a lot of himself to folks, whether his friend or the pts entrusted to his care. We all miss him who knew him. I'm glad i was his friend for sure! RIP you crazy dude!

Carol Gorden

August 13, 2020

A true gentleman. Sorry for the loss you will feel .

Jason Frank

August 13, 2020

Good man, will always remember peds cases with him. Always a great provider and good soul. Rest In Peace Jeff. I’ll have boat drink for you buddy on the beach. Thanks for your service, in the United States military and healthcare.


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