Byron S. Higgins


Byron Spencer "Lokie" Higgins, 90, of Frederick County died Sunday at a local nursing home.

A graveside service will be conducted Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Shenandoah Memorial Park by Pastor Paul Campbell. Military honors will be by VFW Post 2123.

Mr. Higgins was born in 1918, in Warren County, son of the late Lennox and Mattie Higgins. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He retired from Solenberger Orchards after 50 years. He was husband of the late Rosa Lee Harrington Higgins.

Surviving are two stepdaughters, Lennis Cornwell of Linden and Betty Haley of Front Royal; nine stepgrandchildren and 11 stepgreat-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Suite 405, Winchester 22601.

Arrangements are being handled by the Omps Funeral Home, South Chapel, in Winchester.

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Published in Northern Virginia Daily on Dec. 16, 2008
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