Adrian Biggerstaff

Adrian Biggerstaff

Adrian Biggerstaff, 95, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away on December 2, 2021 at his residence in Mount Vernon.

Adrian was born September 3, 1926 in Hamilton County, Illinois to the late Walter and Julia “Mondy” Biggerstaff.

He married Betty J. Short on December 24, 1948. They were blessed with nearly fifty-three years of marriage before she preceded him in death on December 2, 2001.

Adrian is survived by his daughters, Denise Cato of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Jean Ann Parshall and husband, Kenneth of Saint Louis, Missouri; grandchildren, Thomas Gorrell, Andrew Parshall, Jodi L. Bourquin and husband, Rich; five great-grandchildren; and special nephew, Bob Patterson.In addition to his parents and wife, Adrian is preceded in death by his brother, Edward Biggerstaff; sisters, Pearl Thomason, Beulah Scott, Hazel Austin, Edith Casey, Ruby Panzier, Molly Martin; and grandsons, Jared Cato and Lucas Parshall.

Mr. Biggerstaff proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Mount Vernon and worked many years as a delivery driver and salesman for Mid State Chemicals.

A Visitation will be held Tuesday, December 7, 2021 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Funeral Service will begin at 11:00 am with Mr. Randy Sells officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial  Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois. Full Military Rites will be held at the cemetery by the American Legion Post #141. Memorials may be made in Adrian’s honor to the Central Christian Church Food Pantry.

Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.

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