Michael Gale Higgins

Michael Gale Higgins, 63, St. Marys, passed away Monday, September 3, 2018 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Born in Marietta, OH, on September 29, 1954, he was a son of the late Gale Norman and Shirley Ann Noland Higgins. He was a proud U.S. Army Veteran and a former employee of the city of St. Marys. Mike was a member of Mt. Pleasant Church. He enjoyed the outdoors, helping others and reading anything John Wayne or any Western.

He is survived by three children, Michael G. (Karla) Higgins, John (Betty) Higgins, and Matthew Higgins; two grandchildren, Dalton and Austin Higgins; brothers and sisters, David B. Higgins, St. Marys, Mary L. Higgins, St. Marys, Cheryl L. (David) Farson, Waverly, Teresa Runnion, Newport, Joseph Higgins, Pennsboro, and Kathy Higgins, St. Marys; nieces and nephews, Lesley Bills, Amy Farson, Jesse Higgins, Cory Foster, Halle Bleakley, Jason Higgins, Josh Higgins, Tucker Higgins, P.J. Higgins, and Scott Taylor; great-nieces and great-nephews, Samantha, Skylar, Evie, Summer, Caleb, Madison and Trent; numerous cousins and none as special as Rita Higgins. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services will be held Saturday, September 8, 2018, at 2 P. M. at the Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys, WV, with Pastor Jimmy Taylor officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, St. Marys, WV. Friends may call from 7 to 9 P. M. Friday and 1 to 2 P.M. Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Mt. Pleasant Church. An online guest register is available at www.ingramfh.com.