Maurice Higgins Jr., 84, of Linton, passed away at 4:39PM Friday June 18, 2010 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute.
He was born in Terre Haute, April 23, 1926 the son of Maurice Higgins Sr. and Lida Conway Higgins.
Maurice was a WWII Army Veteran, and retired from Hexcel Ski Manufacturer in California.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Cuba Jeane Bowman Higgins in 1999, one daughter, Carolyn Burnett, two brothers, Bob Higgins and Billy Higgins, and two sisters, Helen Altvater, and Virginia Higgins.
Survivors include: three sons, Maurice Higgins III (Sara) of Sullivan, Steve Higgins (Donna) of Worthington, Kyle Higgins of Albuquerque, NM., three daughters, Verna Wilder of Louisville, Colo., Pam Kruse (Lyndon) of Salida, CA., Nan Hawkins (Andy) of Grass Valley, CA., two brothers, Max Higgins of Tracy, Ca., and Harry Higgins of Walnut Creek, CA., one sister, Hazel Schalburg, of Terre Haute, 18 grandchildren, and 20 great grandchildren.
There will be no visitation. Cremation is scheduled. Arrangements were entrusted to Banks and Brust Funeral Home in Sullivan.
Private services will be held at a later date.