Willard E. Higgins

Male 1903 - 1978  (75 years)


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  • Name Willard E. Higgins 
    Born 24 Jan 1903  Monticello, Piatt County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Nov 1978  Decatur, Macon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Obituary
      "Decatur Herald and Review" (Decatur, IL) Thursday, November 23, 1978(page C28)

      "HIGGINS"

      "Willard 'Higgie' Higgins, 78, of 3795 Portage Place and formerly of Oreana, died 1:15 a.m. Wednesday (Nov. 22, 1978) in Decatur Memorial Hospital."

      "Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Friday in Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Home, with visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Friends Creek Cemetery, Argenta. Memorials: Radiology department of Decatur Memorial Hospital or Division of Services, Crippled Children, Champaign."

      "Mr. Higgins was born in Monticello, son of Isaac and Jane Higgins. He was employed by Frede Chevrolet from 1930 to 1947 and then owned and operated Oreana Garage until 1968. He was a charter member and former fire chief of Oreana Fire Department and member of Oreana Christian Church. He married Syliva Peck in 1922."

      "Surviving are his wife; son, William of Champaign; brothers Charles and Lewis, both of Monticello; Harold of Pana; sister, Mrs. Mary Walker of Decatur; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild."

      "One brother preceded him in death."

      More About WILLARD E. HIGGINS:
      Burial: November 24, 1978, Friends Creek Cemetery, Argenta, IL

      Child of WILLARD HIGGINS and SYLVIA PECK is:
      i.WILLIAM6 HIGGINS.
    Person ID I41839  McKenzie Genealogy
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2018 

    Father Isaac J. Higgins,   b. 28 Feb 1882, Monticello, Piatt County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1918, Monticello, Piatt County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Jane McKenzie,   b. 24 Dec 1883, St. Elmo, Fayette County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1917, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 21 Oct 1901  Monticello, Piatt County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15352  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sylvia Peck,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Married 17 Jun 1922 
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F15397  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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