Mr. Bobby Higgs
Mr. Bobby Higgs
Mr. Bobby Higgs, age 88, of Lyons, died Friday, May 27, 2022, at Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness. He was a native of Toombs County and lived in Lyons most of his life. He served 2 years in the United States Army and 6 years in the Army Reserve. He was an overthe- road truck driver and worked with Wade Hall Fish Market in Lyons for many years before. Later, he worked as a Pinkerton security guard at Oxford Industries. He is preceded in death by 2 granddaughters, Rylee Faith Bloodworth and Gretchen Higgs; parents, Olen Thomas Higgs and Adell Smith Higgs; 3 brothers, Billy Higgs, Irwin “Peanut” Higgs and an infant brother; and 4 sisters, Grace Diddo, Shirley Brannon, Patsy Williams and Marie Beach. His family includes his wife of 62 years, Minnie Harden Higgs of Lyons; 3 children, Deborah Higgs Smoot and husband Taylor of North Augusta, South Carolina, Shannon Higgs and wife Renae of St. Augustine, Florida, and Michael Anderson of Cedar Crossing; one sister, Jessica Shaw of Seguin, Texas; 2 brothers, Darell Higgs and wife Connie of Lyons, and Larry “Buddy” Higgs and wife Angela of Aline; 5 grandsons, Chad Higgs Rowland of Higgston, Nick Bloodworth and Skylar Bloodworth, both of North Augusta, South Carolina, Tanner Higgs and Dakota Higgs, both of St. Augustine, Florida; one granddaughter, Katie Smoot Jones & husband Glen of Augusta; 2 great-grandsons, Brayden Bloodworth & Brody Bloodworth, both of North Augusta, & numerous nieces & nephews.
The funeral service was Tuesday afternoon, May 31, at 3:00 in the chapel of the Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with Pastor Owen Waters officiating. Burial followed at Odom Cemetery in Lyons.
Pallbearers were Michael Anderson, Chad Rowland, Luke Anderson, and Noah Anderson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice Foundation, PO Box 2277, Vidalia, GA 30475.
Ronald V. Hall
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