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Walter "Bill" Higgins

Walter "Bill" Higgins

Des Moines

Walter William Higgins, 61, passed away October 13, 2012 at Bright Kavanagh House. A memorial service celebrating his life will be at 4 p.m., Thursday, October 18 at Brooks South Town Chapel, 7601 Fleur Drive, with the family greeting friends one hour prior, beginning at 3 p.m. A private burial will be at a later date at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Bill was self-employed with Tech Services and previously worked for R & R Welding, Titan Tire and 3E. He will be remembered as a loving family man who enjoyed watching old movies, figure eight races and was an avid reader. Bill had a great sense of humor and will be remembered as a "master mechanic" who could fix almost anything.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jim Higgins; step-father, Bill Conley and daughter, Toni Higgins

Bill's memory will be cherished by his wife of 27 years, Robin; children, Tina Higgins (Hugh Holtman), Amy (Mark) Berg, Dustin (Jessica) Rankin and Amber Higgins (Rex Bullard); eight grandchildren; mother, Mary Conley; siblings, Ruth Jackson, Judy (Paul) Holtman, Virginia Conley, April Conley and David (Vicki) Conley as well as numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and friends.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

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Funeral Home

Brooks South Town Chapel - Des Moines
7601 Fleur Drive  Des Moines, IA 50321
(515) 285-4600

Published in Des Moines Register from Oct. 16 to Oct. 18, 2012
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