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Gregory Allen Higgins, 67, Kokomo, passed away at 4:33 p.m. Jan. 17, 2018. Greg was born May 16, 1950, to Frederick E. and Nelda M. (Gunnell) Higgins in Kokomo. Greg graduated from Lewis Cass High School in 1969. He married Mary Foster 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 career of 30 years. He was a member of UAW Local 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 family.
He is survived by his mother, Nelda; children, Sandra and husband Bill Richardson and Alan and wife Kelly Higgins; sister, Mila Blohm; brother, Ron and wife Michelle Higgins. Greg is also survived by his grandchildren, Jake, Jenna, Ty, and Max Richardson, 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 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23. Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday, with visitation one hour before at Ellers Mortuary, Webster Street Chapel.
Share condolences and memories with the family at ellersmortuarywebster.com.
Published on January 19, 2018
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