Robert A. Higgins Jr.
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HIGGINS Robert A. Higgins, Jr., age 47, of Powell, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 25, 2011. Robert was born on March 8, 1963 in Houston, TX, he was the son of the late Robert A. Higgins, Sr. and is survived by his mother, Linda Smyth and her husband, Dale Smyth. Robert is also survived by his loving wife, Rebecca (Collins); step-daughter, Jackie Larson; grandson, Jason Ramos; sister, Kristie Higgins and fiancé, Neil Howard; nephew, Tyler Fuller; grandmother; Myrtle Higgins; and a loving extended family. Robert served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy. He worked for Graham Ford for 17 years. Robert was a huge sports fan, including cheering for the Texas Longhorns. He enjoyed vacations with his family to Tennessee at Lake Cherokee. Robert will be remembered for his kind heart, funny personality and he was loved by all. The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 29, 2011 from 4 -5 p.m. at SCHOEDINGER WORTHINGTON CHAPEL, 6699 N. High Street, Worthington, Ohio 43085, where a memorial service will immediately follow at 5 p.m. Please visit www.schoedinger.com to send condolences and share memories.

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Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Jan. 27 to Jan. 28, 2011.
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January 31, 2011
Dear Becky, Just wanted you to know that a friend of mine, Jeff, told me about Robert's passing. Robert helped me and my husband and daughter purchase cars at Graham; in fact, the one that I am now driving. He was always so professional and always very helpful to us. He will be missed by his family and all his clients. He was a very good man. Sincerely, Patty and Herb
Patty Lamb
January 31, 2011
Dear Robert,

I will always remember your golden smile and friendly way. I know that in time all who loved you will find the strength and peace they need to help them continue on with their lives, and like me will never forget you.

Erick Rubesch,
Bellaire class of '81.
January 31, 2011
Becky,

I was sad to hear about the passing of your husband. I just want to extend my sincere heartfelt condolences to you and your family at this time of your loss. Cherish the memories, along with each and every moment that was shared with your loved one...

May God bless each and everyone of you!

~ V.~ (Co-worker)
January 30, 2011
Thank you for your service to our country.

Blue Star Mothers of America
Buckeye Military Moms, Ch 9
Worthington/Cols. Oh
January 29, 2011
Dear Becky, Jackie and Jason,
We are so sorry for your loss. Robert's sudden departure was shocking and our hearts go out to you during this very difficult time.
Susan and Emily Ettl, Robert Clarke
Susan Ettl
January 29, 2011
I worked with Robert at Graham Ford & he was an amazing person & will be truly missed. My thoughts & prayers go out to his family.
Crystina Tibbals
January 29, 2011
Becky,my heart goes out to you and your family. May God bring you peace in your time of need.
Sonya Estis-Bohanan
January 28, 2011
Becky & family, as a friend/co-worker I so feel for you and your loss of Robert! I only knew him through your talking of him and am so with you in thought and prayers! May you and your family be able to be able to blessed by knowledge that he is in the hands of the Father and He will help you through your time of grief. Words cannot express the feelings of symphony for you and what you are going through. God bless!
Terri Sennett-Brown
January 28, 2011
Becky, Jackie and Jason,
I am sincerely sorry for your loss. Robert was always so good to my kids. He will be missed. God Bless you all during this hard time. My kids' will really miss Jason's "pa paw".
Love,
Bill, Jill, Billy, Ashley, Joey and Kelly
Jill Laudermilch
January 27, 2011
Robert-words can't say how much I wish I had picked up the phone when you called last year, just to see how life was going for me. Life was busy-and i'm kicking myself now for not finding 10 minutes to pick up the phone and call you back. Soon I forgot, and when I got the friend request on Facebook Tuesday, it was too late. I'm sure you would laugh at it if you were here. That's how I'll remember you-the many many laughs we shared at Graham. The stories and memories we all made there. You were truly a one of a kind individual, and the world is a slightly darker place without you in it. For the 2 1/2 years I worked with you, I never once saw you without a smile on your face. You pranced Jason around that showroom..."say hi to the ladies Jason!" cracking up because all he wanted was his pawpaw. (I never got a hello from him!) You encouraged me to go back to school, helped me with things in the office, and always had a large stack of lease returns for me to enter "whenever you're bored"-which meant do them soon so you didn't have to. =) Robert, your memory will always be a part of me. I will miss you and think of you often. My heart aches for your family, and I pray that they find solace and comfort in the many memories they have. God speed my friend-until we meet again.
Lindsey Point
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