Robert Higgins

Obituary of Robert Higgins

Funeral services for Robert Higgins, age 63, of Wedowee will be held on Saturday, March 20, 2021, at 2:00 PM at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Larry Conger and Rev. Jerry Smith officiating.  Burial will follow at Cavers Grove Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00-8:00 PM on Friday, March 19, 2021.

Mr. Higgins passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika.

Survivors include: one daughter, Tasha Higgins of Wedowee; one son, Josh Higgins (Rachael) of Wedowee; three grandchildren, Kenzi Terrell, Kesli Higgins, and Isaac Higgins; four sisters, Karon Higgins of Woodland, Janet Hughes of Wedowee, Debra Gilmore of Wedowee, Loretta Trotter of Guntersville, AL; four brothers, Herbert Higgins of Roanoke, Truman Higgins of Woodland, Eddie Todd Whaley of Wedowee, and Tim Whaley of Sylacauga, AL; and special friend, Ruth Brooks Wakefield of Wedowee.

Pallbearers will be Mr. Higgins’ family.

A lifelong Randolph County resident, Mr. Higgins was born in Monahans, Texas, on August 14, 1957, the son of Buford Higgins and Dollie Bailey Whaley.  Mr. Higgins was a member of New Life Center Church of God and worked in maintenance at Southern Union.  He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Gary Higgins.

Friday
19
March

Visitation

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, March 19, 2021
Benefield Funeral Home
17624 Highway 431
Wedowee, Alabama, United States
256-357-2888
Saturday
20
March

Funeral Services

2:00 pm
Saturday, March 20, 2021
Benefield Funeral Chapel
17624 Hwy 431
Wedowee, Alabama, United States

Interment

Cavers Grove Christian Cemetery
OLd Highway 431
Newell, Alabama, United States