Elva McNeal “Mack” Biggs, of Edgewater, died peacefully Monday, August 6, at home with his family by his side. He was 80 years old.
Born in Stanaford, West Virginia, Mack Biggs came with his family to the New Smyrna area in 1972 to expand his business, “Mack Biggs Masonry.” He was a fixture in the construction industry for over 50 years.
Mack was a member of Assembly of God Church and attended Friendship Community Church. He was a fishing and gun enthusiast and member of the N.R.A. He loved joyously doting upon his many grand and great-grandchildren. He loved cooking for his family and attending Gospel sings with his wife. As the sole proprietor of a masonry business, Mack was known for his strong work ethic, quality of work, and generosity to his employees.
Survivors include his wife, Marie, whom he called “Love Muffin;” a son, Elvis (Georganna) Biggs of Edgewater; five daughters, Sissy (Russ) Sickler of Altamonte Springs, Bonnie (Ken) Anctil of Edgewater, Pamela Biggs of New Smyrna Beach, Teresea (Buzz) Phillipson of Apopka, and Karen (Brian) Melanson of New Smyrna Beach; step-children, Vicki (Darryl) Smith of Edgewater, and William Keeps of Jacksonville; grandchildren, Grace Biggs, Maria Moser, James and Max Biggs (whom he raised from birth), Karen, James and Jamie Greer, Stephanie and Cindy O’Hara, Julie McKenna, Keith Melanson, C.C. Phillips, Matthew Melanson; 19 great-grandchildren; sister, Judy Lynch of Beckley, West Virginia; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 11 at Friendship Community Church, with Pastor Tim McCardel officiating. Interment will follow in Sea Pines Memorial Gardens, Edgewater. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday, August 10 at Settle-Wilder Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are gratefully appreciated and should be sent to Sissy Sickler, 125 Oak Street, Altamonte Springs, FL 32174.