Harvey Lee Higgs, 74, of Christiansburg and formerly of Pearisburg departed this life at his home Thursday morning, August 26, 2010. Born in Pearisburg on April 30, 1936, he was a son of the late James Harvey and Nellie Mae Griggs Higgs. He had been employed at Lynchburg Foundry in Radford and was a member of the Moose Lodge in Pearisburg and Christiansburg. He was preceded in death by an infant child Sheila Mae Higgs and his companion of many years Shirley Ann Stafford.
He leaves to cherish his memory his sons and daughters-in-law Stanley and Kathy Higgs of Pearisburg, Mark Wayne and Lee Higgs of Pearisburg, Michael Allen Stafford of Eggleston, Donnie Lee and Lisa Stafford of Pilot; his daughters and sons-in-law Teresa Gail and Steve Neice of Pearisburg, Donna Sue Higgs and David Fields of Pearisburg, Julia Diane Higgs of Rich Creek, Tina S. and Donnie Shepard of Christiansburg; his brothers and sisters-in-law William “Willie” and Juanita Higgs of Pearisburg, Clarence Edward and Erma Higgs of Pearisburg, Mayo and Linda Higgs of Cana, David Erick Marques of Alabama; fourteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 AM in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St, Pembroke with the Rev Jeff Pickett officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday evening from 6 to 8 PM. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.