Winston-Salem, NC – It is with profound sorrow we announce the death of Mr. Ernest Bigelow Jr. of 1415 Harrison Ave. Winston-Salem, NC , who died Monday, July 23, 2018 at his residence.
He was a native of Caswell Co., NC, the son of the late Ernest Bigelow Sr. and Ollie Stephens Bigelow, born June 22, 1930.
He was a member of High Rock Baptist Church in Blanch, NC.
Ernest attended the public schools in Caswell County, NC, and he was a veteran of the United States Army, receiving an honorable discharge. He moved to Washington, DC and worked for the United States Mint of the Treasury Department, retiring after approximately 30 years of service. Ernest later moved to Winston Salem, NC in 2002.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Mervin, Robert, Joseph, and Rueben three sisters, Lula McCain, Jennie Holloway and Eunice Stephens.
His survivors are one sister, Theola Thompson of Philadelphia, PA.; Special nephew and caregiver, James Reginald Bigelow of the home; a host of nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.