Kenneth J. Figgemeier, of Gulfport Miss., died Saturday, November 27, 2010.
Mr. Figgemeier proudly served his country in the United States Navy, and has since had a long career as a transportation manager in the Pulp and Paper Industry.
Funeral services were held at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 30, 2010, at Riemann Family Funeral Home, Biloxi, Miss. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. today, Thursday, December 2, 2010, at Biloxi National Cemetery. Memories may be shared at www.riemannfamily. com.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 38 years, Helen Buxton; and one step-grandchild.
He is survived by his children, Susan Compton of Atlanta, Ga., Laura Ramsey of Thomasville, Joseph Figgemeier of Richmond, Va. and Barbara (Curtis) Lowery of Gulfport, Miss.; step-children, Chuck (Cissy) Faygal of Glasgow, Ky., Lee Faygal of Bowling Green, Ky. and Helen Bemis of Bonney Lake, Wash.; wife of 5 years, Ruth E. Faygal; 14 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
Riemann Family Funeral Home in Biloxi, Miss. directed