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James R. Higgins

April 28, 1922 - January 19, 2017

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 Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, January 23, 2017

Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Location:

Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes Calcutta Chapel

15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, Ohio 43920


Service Information

Date: Monday, January 23, 2017

Time: 1:30 pm

Location:

Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes Calcutta Chapel

15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, Ohio 43920


Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, January 23, 2017

Location:

Columbiana County Memorial Park

16078 Irish Ridge Road
East Liverpool, Ohio 43920


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