Larry F. Higgins

Larry F. Higgins, 78, of Marietta, passed away at 3:00 am, Wednesday, December 20, 2017. He was born in Hartford, Ohio, on November 24, 1939, to Francis and Leona Davis Higgins.

Larry was self-employed, was a member of St. John The Baptist Catholic Church at Churchtown, was a member of the American Legion Post 64, and had served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam era.

On August 16, 1986, he married Nancy Duarte who survives with 3 sons: Jim, Robert and Earl, daughter-in-law Tabitha Higgins; grandson Matt; 3 granddaughters: Jaime (Daryl) Mackiewicz, Ashley (Francisco) Nina, Hannah (Lawrence) Drayton; great grandchildren: DJ, Matt, Caidence, Darius, Sophia, Amaya, Kitana, Lawrence, Landon; several nieces and nephews and sister-in-law Bobbi Higgins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son John, sister Marylyn Kepner, brother Dennis Higgins, brother-in-law Karl Kepner, niece Brooke Higgins, nephew Kevin Kepner.

At his request, his body was cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home is handling the arrangements and messages of sympathy may be sent at