HIGGINS Dr. Robert Earl Dr. Robert Earl Higgins, 88, of Hurricane, WV, formerly of Toledo, OH, passed away July 20, 2010 in Charleston, WV. From 1963 to 1983 he taught at the University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio. Upon retiring as professor and Chairperson of the Department of Guidance and Counseling, he was granted Professor Emeritus status and continued to teach during summers for another five years. During the 1984-85 school years, he was selected as one of four "Outstanding Teacher" recipients at The University of Toledo. In 1988, he was given an "Outstanding Leadership" award by the Toledo Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa. Surviving are one step-son, Robert Theodore "Ted" Hauman, Jr. and wife, Patricia of Chicora, PA ; step-grandchildren, Robert T. Hauman, III (by Sue Call Hauman) and his wife, Susan Stevens Hauman of Culpeper, VA; Kristin Lee Hauman of Pittsburgh, PA; Andrew Rymer Hauman and his wife, Lynda of State College, PA. Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 26, 2010 at Chapman Funeral Home, 3941 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane, WV. Burial will be in Meadow Lane Cemetery, Glenville, WV. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Dr. Robert Earl Higgins' name to The G.S.C. Foundation, 200 High Street, Glenville, WV 26351. Visit: www.chapmanfuneralhomes.com to share memories or to leave a condolence.
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Published in Toledo Blade on July 24, 2010