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Gregory Allen Higgins, 67, Kokomo, passed away at 4:33 p.m. Jan. 17, 2018. Greg was born on May 16, 1950, to Frederick E. and Nelda M. (Gunnell) Higgins in Kokomo. Greg graduated from Lewis Cass High School, class of 1969. He married Mary Foster on Aug. 19, 1972. They were married 29 years until she passed in 2001.
Greg served our nation proudly in the United States Air Force in 1981. He retired from Delphi in 2001 after a 30-year career. He was a member of local UAW #292 and Howard County Civil Defense. He was part of the Indy 500 security team for many years. Greg umpired for Northside little league and refereed for high school basketball, volleyball and track and field. Greg enjoyed watching sports, bowling, gardening, woodworking, painting, traveling and especially spending time with his family.
He is survived by his mother, Nelda; children, Sandra and husband Bill Richardson and Alan and wife Kelly Higgins; sister, Mila Blohm; and brother, Ron and wife Michelle Higgins. Greg is also survived by his grandchildren, Jake, Jenna, Ty and Max Richardson and Foster and Kailey Higgins, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by father, Frederick; wife, Mary; and brother, Danny L. Higgins.
Visitation hours are Tuesday Jan. 23, 2018, from 4 to 8 p.m. Services are Wednesday Jan. 24, 2018, at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour before at Ellers Mortuary, Webster Street Chapel.
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Published on January 21, 2018
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