Leslie Higgins

July 25, 1939 ~ July 16, 2021 (age 81)

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Leslie Higgins, age 81, of Rutherfordton, passed away Friday, July 16, 2021, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was the son of the late Charles and Hazel Hardin Higgins and a was a native of Rutherford County. Leslie was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, and he was retired from the Rutherfordton Fire Department.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years: Margaret H. Higgins. three sons, Gary Higgins and wife Karen, Doug Higgins and wife Heather, and Monte Higgins and wife Shelly, eleven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and one cousin, Kay Lail.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Monday, July 19, 2021, at McMahan's Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at Calvary Baptist Church at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, July 20, 2021, with Reverend Rick Wall officiating. Interment will be at Eternal Hills Memorial Park following the service. Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church; 224 Chimney Rock Rd. Rutherfordton, NC 28139. An online guest register is available at McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.

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July 19, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McMahan's Funeral Home
249 South Main Street
Rutherfordton, North Carolina 28139

Funeral Service
July 20, 2021

2:00 PM
Calvary Baptist Church
224 Chimney Rock Road
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

Interment following funeral service
July 20, 2021

Eternal Hills Memorial Park
1565 Oakland Rd
Forest City, NC 28043

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