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Obituaries

Obituaries

Carl Donald “Traveling Man” Wiggins 1934 - 2009 Topeka

No services are planned for Carl Donald “Traveling Man” Wiggins, 74, Topeka.
Mr. Wiggins died Monday, June 1, 2009, at Fairlawn Heights Assisted Living, Topeka.
He was born Sept. 26, 1934, in Lawrence, the son of Otis and Mable LaDuke Wiggins. He was raised in Lawrence.
Mr. Wiggins served in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War. He returned to Lawrence in the 1970s after living in California.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia French; and three brothers, Ray, Elwood and Jim.
Survivors include two sons, Karl Duane, Springfield, Mo., and Ronald Ellwood, Albuquerque, N.M.; a daughter, Julie Wiggins, Lawrence; a brother, Ivan “Gene,” Lawrence; and a sister, Doris Hughes, Lawrence.
Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.