Higgins Nov 23, 1956 - Nov 24, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY Timothy, 57, fondly known as "Higgy," passed away on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013. Tim was born Nov. 23, 1956, in Liberal, KS to Dale Everett & Lois Mae Higgins. He was preceded in death by his sister, Carolyn Sue; and brother, Jimmy Dale. He is survived by his son, Clark Higgins, of Chickasha; his parents, Dale & Lois Higgins, of OKC; four sisters: Rita Smith, of Albuquerque, NM; Sandy Roberts (Will), of Paducha, KY; Juanita Higgins, of Wichita, KS; and Trudi Stark (Randy), of Olathe, KS; and his companion, Tasie Dahl; many nieces, nephews and friends. Tim graduated from Alva High School in 1974. He served a brief time in the U.S. Navy and then returned home to start a career in the oil and gas industry. Since 2001, Tim has been at Unit Drilling, where he was Regional Vice President over the Mid-Continent Division and had made many friends. Tim was married to Mary Ann Miller in 1985 and to this union was born Timothy Clark Higgins in 1989. Tim loved every moment he spent at Lake Murray with his family and friends. He really enjoyed riding his motorcycle to different rallies or just around town with his friends. Most of all, Tim loved the Lord. His faith carried him through life and brought him much joy and peace. He was so proud of his son with his great work ethic, continuous hard work, and acceleration in positions. Tim had a huge heart and is loved and missed by many. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Draper Park Christian Church in Tim's name, 8500 S Walker Ave. Memorial services will be held 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at the Draper Park Christian Church. There will be no viewing or visitation. Friends, leave condolences for the family at vondelsmithmortuary.com

Published in The Oklahoman from Nov. 28 to Dec. 1, 2013