Stephen
Stephen Earl Biggers, 60 of Franklin, TN and formerly of Glasgow, died peacefully at his home in Franklin. Stephen was born June 5, 1954 in Orlando, Florida, second son of the late Paul E. and Bettie Carol Huntsman Biggers. He grew up in Glasgow and was a 1972 graduate of Glasgow High School. He earned his BS degree from WKU in History and Communication and later earned four more degrees including Economic Development and his Masters in Business and Communication. Stephen's first real work experience came in the family business, Biggers Interiors in Glasgow and he continued that vocation while completing college. He accepted the role as Executive Director of the Glasgow-Barren County Chamber of Commerce in February 1989 and served until 1993. Among his accomplishments was introducing the Leadership Program. The family relocated to Franklin, TN. in 1993 when Stephen joined Journal Communications at Cool Springs, TN. During that time he helped his wife Lisa start an interior design company, J.J. Ashley in historic downtown Franklin and he became active in Franklin community affairs. He later joined the business fulltime. Currently he was serving as an adjunct professor of Business and Professional Speaking at Columbia State College where he was honored by his students as the Adjunct Professor of the Year for the past two years. Always trying something new, Stephen also appeared in several televised commercials and had a lead role in a country music video, 'Butterfly Kisses' by the Rabon Brothers. Stephen loved all forms of music, a self-taught singer and talented musician. He performed with several music groups, specializing is music from the 70's and 80's. Stephen is survived by two sons, John Stephen Biggers, (Bathsheba) of Chicago and Jacob Hugh Bartlett Biggers, (Kelly), Denver, Colorado; and the boys' mother, Lisa Wilson Biggers, Franklin. Stephen is also survived by his brother, Paul E. Biggers III (Kaye) of Nashville; Geneva Trigg, Glasgow, Rondal E. Trigg, Greer, South Carolina; sister-in-law Marianne DeMeyers (Greg) of Franklin, TN; brother-in-law Chris Wilson of Franklin, TN and by several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Brent Huntsman Biggers in March of this year. Stephen Earl's wishes were to be cremated. A visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, July 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the A.F. Crow and Son Funeral Home in Glasgow. The family has asked that remembrances be made in the form of donations to his beloved Glasgow Scottie Band, 1601 Columbia Ave, Glasgow, KY. 42141 or to BRAWA, P.O. Box 171, Glasgow, Ky. 42141.

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  1. My prayers got out to the family of my good friend. My life was enhanced as a result my friendship with Stephen and I will miss him.

  2. So many favorite stories, but a favorite helps tell about his kind heart and how Stephen felt about his family. His Grandmother was quite ill and he came to visit her at this time in Phoenix. When he left for the Airport we thought we had said good-bye, b

  3. Paul, Kaye, and family.So very to hear about Stephen Earl. He was a kind man who was loved by many. Praying for all the Biggers family. God bless each of you.

  4. We (The Mysts of Tyme) were playing at the Country Club. Stephen had just bought a brand-new high-quality microphone cord. Someone knocked over a cymbal stand and the cymbal fell over slicing the new cord as cleanly as a chef’s knife. After a moment of st

  5. I was deeply saddened to learn of Stephen being called home to live in the house of our lord. I got to know Stephen when he worked at the family business and I was a radio salesperson at WCDS. Stephen always greeted me with a smile and a handshake and a p

  6. I am sorry about Stephen. My Mother thought alot of Stephen when she worked at Biggers.She is in NHC and not doing well.

  7. Stephen was one of those people in my life that I didn’t see often and only got to know 25 or so years ago, but I always felt very close to. We had similar career paths and were kindred spirits in so many ways (However, he was always far more talented tha

  8. Dear Lisa and family, Phillip and I grieve the loss of Stephen. Stephen had so many talents, skills and enthusiasm – it was pure joy to be around him. I apologize for my absence – I have a Sunday/Monday meeting in Lexington. Phillip will be able to attend

  9. Lisa, To you and your family, Rock and I send our deepest sympathys in your loss of Stephen. Our prayers are that you will feel the ever presence of our loving Father and that your peace and joy will be in the memories of your life with Stephen. May all t

  10. Lisa, Paul, and Family … sorry to hear of Stehpen’s passing. Many fond memories from our young childhood days, on Kelly Drive … right on up thru school days, and of course … High school and all the great times in The Scottie Band. he will surely be

  11. Lisa,John, Jake and the entire families.So sorry we couldn’t be with you today. Please know we are with you in our hearts.we are so sorry for your loss. Stephen was one in a million, there will never be another.We love you all.Rest in Peace Stephen, you w

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