Oliver M. "Bill" Higgins

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Oliver M. "Bill" Higgins, Jr. COLUMBIA, SC - Oliver M. "Bill" Higgins, Jr. passed away on November 7, 2014, in North Litchfield Beach. A native of Georgetown, Mr. Higgins was born on August 3, 1935. He was the son of Oliver M. and Mildred Cooper Higgins. He earned both his bachelor and master degrees from the University of South Carolina. He began his business career with Southern Bell and later served as Vice Dean of Administration at the USC School of Medicine until his retirement in 1998. In April 2013, he was honored by the medical school when a courtyard on the campus was named in his honor. An avid golfer, he instilled the love of the game in his grandsons. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Estelle F. Higgins; daughter Kay Hall (E.W.); son William (Bill) Higgins (Lisa); sister-in-law Helena Flickinger; sisters Sonya Dees, Karen Price, and Loril Young; his six grandchildren Caleb (Giana) Hall, Ches Hall, Libby Hall, Abby Hall, Georgia Higgins, and Will Higgins. Graveside services will be held at Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens, Georgetown, at 1:00pm on Monday, November 10. The family will receive friends following the service. At a later date, a gathering of family and friends will be held in Columbia. Sign a guest book at www.mayerfuneralhome.com Memorials may be made to Harvest Hope Food Bank, 2220 Shop Road, Columbia, SC 29201; SC Jr. Golf, P.O. Box 286, Irmo, SC 29063; or a . The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Visit our guestbook at www.legacy.com/obituaries/ charleston

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Published in Charleston Post & Courier on Nov. 9, 2014
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