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Boyd Higgins
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Mr. Boyd Higgins, age 75 of North Wilkesboro, passed away Friday, August 04, 2017 at his home.

Funeral services will be held 11:00, Monday, August 7th, 2017 at Piney Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Teague and Rev. Larry Wingler officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 10:30. Burial with Military Honors by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1142, will be in Mountlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Sunday from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mr. Higgins was born January 4th, 1942 in Wilkes County to Woodrow Wilson and Delia Cordelia Higgins. He was retired from Car Quest. Mr. Higgins was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served in the Vietnam War, where he flew Medi-Vac as a Specialist 5.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother; Larry Higgins.

Mr. Higgins is survived by his wife of 55 years; Josie Carol Higgins of the home, two daughters; Tabatha Higgins Gentry and husband, Don of North Wilkesboro and Cynthia Miller and husband, Travis of Wilkesboro, three grandchildren; Ashley Jennings and husband, Danny, Taylor Gentry and Chris Miller, five great-grandchildren; Brooklyn Jennings, Colt Bowman, Gannon Bowman, Adelynn Jennings and Onyx Miller and one sister; Virginia Carol Settle and husband, Jack of Wilkesboro.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Piney Grove Baptist Church PO Box 434, Hays, NC 28635 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital c/o Window World Cares 118 Shaver Street, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659





11:00 AM
Piney Grove Baptist Church

Absher Road
Traphill, NC 28685

Cemetery Details


Mountlawn Memorial Park

196 Fan Key Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Memorial Contribution

Piney Ridge Baptist Church

PO Box 434
Hays, NC 28635

St. Judes Children's Hospital

c/o Window World Cares 118 Shaver Street North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

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