McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Monday, July 22, 2024

Gary Neal "Skeets" Biggerstaff


Gary Neal “Skeets” Biggerstaff, age 76, of Sumer Shade, KY, passed away Monday, July 22, 2024, at TJ Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, KY. He was the son of the late Woody and Dolly “Biggerstaff” Thomas. Gary was a trucker for the logging industry for many years.


Gary loved spending his time restoring IH tractors, fishing, and gardening.


Survivors include his loving wife, Connie “Fletcher” Biggerstaff; his son, Brian Biggerstaff (Katherine); grandchildren, Ashli Kale (Aaron Crain), Ethan Biggerstaff (Rebekah), Logan Biggerstaff (Makayla), Adam Philpott (Tessa); great-grandchildren, Samuel Kale, Kaitlynn Kale, Kailee Kale, Atom Kale, Abigail Biggerstaff, Matthew Bellaire, Jacob Bellaire, Nicolas Bellaire, Caden Rose, Aubree Rose, Benton Price; sisters, Becky Burns (Phil), Floranell Copas (Doug); daughter-in-law, Kandy Biggerstaff; brother-in-law, Jackie Fletcher (Mary); nieces, Jennifer, Mary, Loretta, Teresa; and nephews, Matthew Fletcher, Daniel Fletcher, Chris Blythe, Andy Blythe, Denny Biggerstaff, Rondal Biggerstaff, Ronnie Biggerstaff.


In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Jerry Biggerstaff; his grandson, Aaron Philpott; his brothers, John Biggerstaff, and George Biggerstaff.


The funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm Thursday, July 25, 2024, at the McMurtrey Funeral Home with burial in the White Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 24, 2024, from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm and again on Thursday morning until time for the service at the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Kidney Fund.