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  • Ted J. Higgins

  • May 23, 2011

GAMBIER — Calling hours for Ted J. Higgins, 48, of Gambier, will be held Thursday, May 26, from 2 to 4 and 5 to 7 p.m., with the funeral service at 7 p.m. at Grove Church of Christ, 7740 Grove Church Road, Gambier. Roger Crego will officiate.

Ted died May 20, 2011, at Knox Community Hospital, Mount Vernon, of a massive heart attack. He was born Aug. 16, 1962, in Mount Vernon to Jack J. and Carolyn R. (Walton) Higgins. Ted was a devoted father of three daughters. He was a member of Grove Church of Christ and a graduate of Centerburg High School.

He is survived by his three daughters, Ashley Higgins of Mount Vernon, and Ataley and Alanna Higgins of the home; parents, Jack J. Higgins of Gambier and Carolyn R. Higgins of Mount Vernon; grandmother, Imogene Higgins of Mount Vernon; granddaughter, Alyssa Sivits of Mount Vernon; father of Alyssa, Sean Sivits of Mount Vernon; two brothers, Jed Higgins of Mount Vernon and Jon (Wendi) Higgins of Centerburg; five sisters, Cindy (Rodney) Harris of Frazeysburg, Wendy Smith of Cable, Teri (Keith) Page of Sunbury, Tami (Keith) Ruhl of Mount Vernon and Shamra Ann Johnson of Columbus; many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles; and foster sister, Lovina Murvine and family of Newark.

Since Ted passed away without life insurance the family requests, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to any Park National Bank in memory of Ted to help with his funeral costs.

Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica, is assisting the family with arrangements. Visit http://www.law-bakerfuneralhome.com to extend condolences to the family.

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