BIGHAM JAMES R

WO1 James "Jim" R. Bigham was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 02/09/2018 at the age of 76.2
Lubbock, TX
Flight Classes 68-23 and 68-41
Date of Birth 11/27/1941
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 174 AHC in 69-70, 71 AHC in 69-70
Call sign in Vietnam DOLPHIN ONE
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More detail on this person: James Russell "Jim" Bigham ( November 27, 1941 - February 09, 2018 ) Jim Bigham, age 76, of Lubbock, passed away on February 9, 2018 in Lubbock. A memorial funeral service with military honors will be held at Plainview Memorial Park at 1:00PM on Friday, March 23, 2018 under the direction of Lemons Funeral Home in Plainview. James Russell Bigham, known by friends and family as "Jim" or "Bubba", was born on November 27, 1941 in Victoria, Texas to Billy and Christine (Porter) Bigham. Jim honorably served his country as a member of the United States Army, serving as a rescue helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War. He married Marion "Recie" Bell on April 4, 1973 in Plainview. Jim had worked in the insurance and advertising fields, eventually opening his own agency. In his spare time, Jim enjoyed fishing and golf and was a member of the Lakeridge Methodist Church in Lubbock. He was preceded in death by his parents. Jim is survived by his loving wife of over 44 years, Marion "Recie" Bigham; his son, Douglas Bigham and his daughter, Melissa Pierce, all of Lubbock; four grandchildren; his sister Sue Hobdy and husband Tom, and a niece, Alicia Hobdy.

Burial information: Plainview Memorial Park

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Date posted on this site: 01/08/2023


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