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Thomas Aquinas Higgins

Nashville, Tennessee

Aug 15, 1932 – Sep 11, 2018 (Age 86)

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Thomas Aquinas HigginsNashville - HIGGINS, Thomas Aquinas. Born Nashville, Tennessee, August 15, 1932. Died September 11, 2018 at Nashville, Tennessee. Preceded in death by his beloved wife Geraldine Gallagher Crawford Higgins and by grandparents Michael and Brigid Grimes Higgins, Kilconly,...

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Judge Higgins was a great, great judge, with a legendary work ethic. As one of the lawyers who had the honor of appearing before Judge Higgins, I found him to be firm, fair, respectful, and brilliantly decisive. Lawyers always knew where they stood with him.

Judge Higgins handled his caseload efficiently and with a bit of a twinkle in his eye. I remember Judge Higgins telling lawyers that they needed to expedite their cases with firm, good-natured comments like: "There...

An exceptional person, immensely talented lawyer and judge. I wish there were more of him. Rest In Peace my friend.
Judge Frank Clement

Judge Higgins was the epitome of honor, judgment, forthrightness and conviction. He was a credit to the schools at which he studied, to his profession, and he affirmed the values of so many. May he rest in peace. Msgr. Owen Campion

A true southern gentleman!
It was a privilege & honor to call you 'friend.'

A strong willed Irishman and a mighty force as a top notch trial lawyer and judge. RIP Tom.

Judge Higgins meant so much to our family. He was one of my late father's dearest friends. When we brought our mother home to Nashville to be buried at Calvary, he was there to share our pain. Our heart-felt prayers and tears are with you.
Jim O'Hara

I will miss you Judge Higgins. Rest in Peace. God bless your Family.