Obituaries

Phyllis Hensley
B: 1938-04-14
D: 2018-02-13
View Details
Hensley, Phyllis
Walter Bright
B: 1930-05-20
D: 2018-02-13
View Details
Bright, Walter
Richard Sudlow
B: 1933-07-03
D: 2018-02-06
View Details
Sudlow, Richard
Jeff Schiermeier
D: 2018-02-05
View Details
Schiermeier, Jeff
Betty Bray
B: 1927-07-27
D: 2018-02-05
View Details
Bray, Betty
Norma Banks
B: 1924-08-25
D: 2018-02-03
View Details
Banks, Norma
Robert Breece
B: 1947-08-17
D: 2018-01-29
View Details
Breece, Robert
Vivian Burg
B: 1928-03-12
D: 2018-01-17
View Details
Burg, Vivian
Beverly Higgins
B: 1943-11-29
D: 2018-01-14
View Details
Higgins, Beverly
Robert Boone
B: 1956-08-15
D: 2018-01-14
View Details
Boone, Robert
Helen Augustin
B: 1939-08-01
D: 2018-01-13
View Details
Augustin, Helen
Lynn Forward Cox
B: 1952-12-10
D: 2018-01-10
View Details
Forward Cox, Lynn
Edna Sargent
B: 1926-12-09
D: 2018-01-10
View Details
Sargent, Edna
Bobby Rowlett
B: 1937-02-19
D: 2018-01-07
View Details
Rowlett, Bobby
Margo Foster
B: 1949-05-06
D: 2018-01-07
View Details
Foster, Margo
James Simmons
B: 1939-01-31
D: 2018-01-05
View Details
Simmons, James
Pamela Jones
B: 1964-07-19
D: 2018-01-03
View Details
Jones, Pamela
Jimmy Gordon
B: 1954-08-12
D: 2017-12-30
View Details
Gordon, Jimmy
Cleston Rowlett
B: 1923-10-11
D: 2017-12-29
View Details
Rowlett, Cleston
Robert Brown
B: 1932-02-23
D: 2017-12-26
View Details
Brown, Robert
Mildred Fields
B: 1926-05-26
D: 2017-12-18
View Details
Fields, Mildred

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
423 West Main Street
Madison, IN 47250
Phone: 812-265-4021
Fax: 8122652133
Charles Higgins
In Memory of
Charles Franklin Higgins
1932 - 2017
Memorial Candle Tribute From
Lytle Funeral Homes & Cremation Service
"We are pleased to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
View full message >>>

Life Story for Charles Higgins

Charles Higgins
Charles Franklin Higgins, age 84, of Bloomington, Indiana, formerly of Deputy, Indiana entered this life September 6, 1932 in Brooksburg, Indiana. He was the son of the late Lawrence and Edith Sailor Higgins. He was raised in Switzerland County. Charles served his country as a member of the United States Army from 1952-1956. On September 6, 1957 he was united in marriage with Donna Kay Herring, in Madison, Indiana.

Although Charles worked at Rexnord (Envirex) for 33 years (1960-1993), his passion was farming. He loved animals, being outdoors with the farm animals and beekeeping. He had a green thumb, raising a huge garden every year.

Charles was an avid fisherman and hunter. He was a member of the Clifty Creek Coon Club. After retirement Charles took up wood working, making many furniture pieces for family and friends. Charles spent many nights around the table with the family playing Euchre and Uno.

Charles died at his home at 3:45 Sunday, September 3, 2017. Charles will be missed by his loving wife, Donna of 60 years. His loving children, Cheryl Higgins Pope and her husband Darrin of Indianapolis, Andrew Higgins and wife Yong Hui of Warner Robins, GA; Gary Higgins and wife Loretta Couch Higgins of Bloomfield, Indiana; Karen Higgins Musser and husband Dennis of Greenfield, Indiana; his brother, Ralph Higgins and wife Beverly; her sisters, Rosemary and Bill Sullivan; Caroline and Joe Tevis, all of Madison, Indiana; eight grandchildren: Amy, Nicole, Megan, Justin, Stacey, Sara, Nathaniel, and Katelyn; seven great grandchildren: Grace, Logan, Makenna, Jaxon, Mason, Tucker, and Matthew.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Edith Higgins; brothers, Herman and Lawrence Jr., and sister Eva Joan Higgins Baxter.

Reverend Don Thie will conduct funeral services at 11:00 AM Friday, September 8, 2017 at Lytle Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel, 117 Holt Drive, Madison Hilltop, with interment to follow in Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

The Honor Guard of Jefferson Post #9, American Legion, will conduct a final salute at the funeral home and military honors at the cemetery.

Friends and family may call at the Lytle Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel, 117 Holt Drive, Madison Hilltop from 5:00 - 8:00 PM Thursday, September 7, 2017, and from 10:00 AM until the time of the service on Friday.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society. Contributions may be made at any Lytle Funeral Home & Cremation Service locations.
Order Flowers