Lee Roy Biggerstaff

Published 8:50 am Tuesday, April 9, 2013

JACKSON – Mr. Lee Roy “Mr. B” Biggerstaff, age 83 of Jackson, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2013 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

Mr. Biggerstaff was born November 2, 1929 in Charlotte, NC, the son of the late Carse Lee Biggerstaff and Carrie Mae Jones Biggerstaff. He was also preceded in death by a son, Carse Lee Biggerstaff II.

Mr. Biggerstaff received a Bachelor of Science Degree and Master of Arts Degree from East Carolina University.  He was a Public School Administrator in Bertie, Halifax Brunswick and Northampton counties, and Roanoke Rapids City Schools. He was a member of Jackson Baptist Church where he served as a trustee and a member of the Board of Deacons.  He was also past member of the Jackson Lions Club.

He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Olivia White Biggerstaff; his children, Sheila Biggerstaff of Roanoke Rapids, Nancy B. McCaskey of Newport, NC and Chris Biggerstaff and his wife, Sheryl, of Roanoke Rapids; six grandchildren, Gregory L. Biggerstaff of Tampa, Florida, Josh Askew and his wife, Allison, of Roanoke Rapids, Audrey Pate and her husband, Bryan, of Patuxent River, Maryland, Casey Clubb and her husband, Brett, of Lynchburg, VA and Brian Biggerstaff of Roanoke Rapids;   nine great grandchildren; and his sister, Robbie Genton of East Stroudsburg, PA.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Jackson Baptist Church in Jackson.  Burial will follow at Old Trinity Cemetery, Scotland Neck.

The family will receive friends at Jackson Baptist Church, Tuesday, April 9 from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Jackson Baptist Church Building Fund or to World Hunger, c/o Jackson Baptist Church.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.haroldmasseyfuneralhome.com

Arrangements are being handled by Massey Funeral Home, Jackson, NC.