Earl Woodrow Higgins Sr.
September 01, 2004
Earl Woodrow Higgins, Sr., 82, of 1903 Oakwood Drive, Clifton Forge, Virginia died Wednesday, September 1, 2004 at the Alleghany Regional Hospital, Low Moor.
He was born April 15, 1922 in Clifton Forge, Virginia a son of the late Chalmer Ledford Higgins and Elvie Bradley Higgins Hayslett.
Mr. Higgins was a retired Shop Manager and Mechanic from Wood Chevrolet with forty two years of service. He was a member of the Clifton Forge Baptist Church where he served as a Sunday School Teacher, Deacon and a member of the Men's Bible Class. He was a member of the Antique Auto Club of America and the Roanoke Valley Region AACA. He was a WWII Army Veteran.
He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Earl, Jr. and Alice Higgins of Clifton Forge; three sisters, Hazel Barker and Iris Buttner both of Richmond and Margaret Smith of Medford, Oregon; two brothers, Chalmer L. Higgins and Robert K. Higgins both of Clifton Forge; granddaughter and her spouse, Susan Leslie and Frank Campisi and two great-grandchildren, Joseph and Daniel Campisi all of Tampa, FL; a number of nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Lucille Rhea of Clifton Forge.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Spangler Higgins; three sisters and two brothers.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 PM Friday, September 3, 2004 from the Clifton Forge Baptist Church with Rev. J. Glenn Linthicum officiating. Interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton Forge. Pallbearers will be nephews of Mr. Higgins.