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 www.mcmahansfuneralhome.com. McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.
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