James R. Higgins

April 28, 1922 - January 19, 2017
James R. Higgins

James R. Higgins, 94 passed away at Calcutta Health Care on Thursday, January 19, 2017 following a lengthy illness.

He was born in St. Mary’s, West Virginia on April 28, 1922 a son to the late Simpson and Roberta (Huggins) Higgins. Living most of his life in this area, James worked in Maintenance for American Vitrified for 15 years and was a member of Fredricktown Christian Church for 40 years.

He is survived by two sons: James R. Higgins and Charles L. Higgins, both of Wellsville, OH and seventeen grandchildren and several great and great great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife June (Davis) Higgins whom he married October 26, 1942; a daughter: Helen Higgins-Beck; four brothers: Homer Higgins, Joseph Higgins, Leonard Higgins and Charles Higgins and four sisters: Clair Graham, Virginia Straley, Alice Mattern and Garnet Rohall.

Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 1:30 PM with Pastor Larry Rose of Northside Community Church officiating. Burial will follow in Columbiana County Memorial Park.

Family will be present to receive friends at the Calcutta funeral home 2 hours prior to the service from 11:30 AM until 1:30 PM.

Family and friends may view this obituary, sign the guest book or send condolences online at www.martinmacleanaltmeyer.com or by visiting the funeral homes Facebook page.


Service

Monday, January 23, 2017
1:30 PM

Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes Calcutta Chapel - Directions
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, Ohio 43920
330-382-0600

Burial

Monday, January 23, 2017

Columbiana County Memorial Park - Directions
16078 Irish Ridge Road
East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
330-385-2190

Visitation

Monday, January 23, 2017
11:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes Calcutta Chapel - Directions
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, Ohio 43920
330-382-0600

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  • January 21, 2017
    Toni Corbisello Figley says:
    Sending condolences to the Family Of James Higgins. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

  • January 23, 2017
    Roberta Higgins says:
    A great honor to meet,know and be able to call him grandfather. He brought a smile to my face. my deepest condolences to my father Jim and the rest of the Higgins family today.