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James C. Bigham, Sr.

October 21, 1935 February 29, 2020
James C. Bigham, Sr.
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Obituary for James C. Bigham, Sr.

James C. Bigham, Sr., 84, Fairfield, PA died Saturday, February 29, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Place, Emmitsburg, MD.

He was born October 21, 1935 in Fairfield, PA the son of the late Amos and Hazel Carbaugh Bigham. Jim’s wife of 47 years, Phyllis J. Bigham died in 2001.

Jim was a 1953 graduate of Gettysburg High School. Early in his career he was a school bus driver for the Fairfield School District and also a policeman in the Fairfield area. He owned and operated Jack’s Mountain Auto Salvage and the Fairfield Garage for many years. Lastly, he owned and operated Town and Country Real Estate where he was the Broker.

Mr. Bigham is survived by five children; Beverly Short and her husband Douglas of Carroll Valley, PA, Leah Woodward and her husband Duane of Fairfield, PA, Roxanne Short and her husband Mickey of Hanover, PA, James C. Bigham, Jr. of Blue Ridge Summit, PA, Heidi Shaw and her husband Timothy of Fairfield, PA, eight grandchildren; Joshua Short, Jesse Short, James Short, Christopher Woodward, Matthew Short, Melanie Spence, Shawnee Shaw, and Cheyenne Shaw, seven great grandchildren; Malachi Short, Jerry Lesley III, Zachary Short, Ethan Short, Landon Spence, Carson Spence, and Kasandra Grimes, one great great grandchild, Jerry Lesley IV, two sisters; Charlotte Baker of Fairfield, PA, Pearl Staubs of New Oxford, PA, and a brother, Richard Bigham of Littlestown PA. He was predeceased by a son, Craig A. Bigham and a brother, John Bigham.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at Monahan Funeral Home in Fairfield, PA at 2:00 PM with Rev. Richard Daughtridge officiating. Interment will be in Fairfield Union Cemetery. There will be a viewing at the funeral home on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Adams Regional EMS, 13 North Bolton Street, New Oxford, PA 17350.

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Visitation

Tuesday

3

Mar

6:00 PM 3/3/2020 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/3/2020 8:00:00 PM
Monahan Funeral Home

27 East Main Street
Fairfield, PA 17320

Monahan Funeral Home
27 East Main Street Fairfield 17320 PA
United States

Service

Wednesday

4

Mar

2:00 PM 3/4/2020 2:00:00 PM
Monahan Funeral Home

27 East Main Street
Fairfield, PA 17320

Monahan Funeral Home
27 East Main Street Fairfield 17320 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Fairfield Union Cemetery Final Resting Place

West Main St.
Fairfield, PA 17320

West Main St. Fairfield 17320 PA
United States
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