He was born in Grayson Couny July 17, 1915 as the son of James Harvey and Ruthie Godsey Quiggins. He was a member and deacon of McGrady Creek Baptist Church, farmer, merchant, carpenter, Magistrate, Grayson County Hospital board member, Grayson County Library, member of the Caneyville Masonic Lodge #635, member of the Gideon Society, and a Soil Conservation District Supervisor.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Quiggins; his parents; one brother, Willis; and one sister, Amanda.
He is survived by two sons and daughter-in-laws, Richard and Joyce Quiggins of Lexington, and Paul and Mona Quiggins of Caneyville; two brothers, John G. and Harold E. Quiggins, both of Louisville; and two sisters, Jessie Q. Oster and Ruby Q. Cummings, both of Louisville. Also surviving are six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and one step-grandchild.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, May 26, 2004 at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Caneyville with Bro. Dick Campbell officiating.
Burial was in the McGrady Creek Cemetery.
Donations can be made to the McGrady Creek Baptist Church.