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Ray Higgs

October 17, 1942 ~ February 26, 2022 (age 79)

Obituary

Ray Higgs, 79, of Ida, Arkansas, passed away on Saturday, February 26, 2022. Ray was a native of Cleburne County, where he graduated from Wilburn High School. He retired from Timex following a 40-year career as a Tool and Die Maker.  He was an active member of Archview Baptist Church in Little Rock for 49 years, where he served as a deacon, sang in the choir, and taught Sunday School.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Nellie Higgs; and his daughter-in-law, Suzanne.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Ella; one son, Jack (Melanie); one grandson, Brandon Higgs (Mallory), three granddaughters, Amanda Higgs, Chelsea Daneault (Jason), and Emily McKenzie (Daniel); a great-grandson Jack Daneault, and a foster great-granddaughter, Rose. He is also survived by his sisters, Nita Ketchum (Richard) and Hazel Thompson (Jimmy).

The family would like to share their appreciation for the staff of Unity Health Long-Term Advanced Care Hospital in Searcy for their compassionate care during Ray’s final weeks of life.

A Visitation for Ray will be 10:00 am, Thursday, March 3, 2022 at Heber Springs Funeral Home followed by a Memorial Service at 11:00 am

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made at Archview Baptist Church in Little Rock, Arkansas Baptist Children’s Home, or St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
March 3, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Heber Springs Funeral Home
1199 Wilburn Road ~ P.O. Box 778
Heber Springs, AR 72543

Funeral Service
Thursday
March 3, 2022

11:00 AM
Heber Springs Funeral Home
1199 Wilburn Road ~ P.O. Box 778
Heber Springs, AR 72543

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