Higgs, Harvey Lee

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Harvey Lee Higgs, 74, of Christiansburg, Va., and formerly of Pearisburg, Va., departed this life at his home on 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, and 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, and 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, and David Erick Marques, of Alabama; 14 grandchildren; and one greatgrandchild. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. on Monday, August 30, 2010, 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 on Sunday evening, August 29, 2010, from 6 to 8 p.m. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.