James B Higgins

October 8, 1947 ~ January 12, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

James Higgins Obituary

James (Jimmy) Benjamin Higgins, 76, of Opelika, Alabama was born on October 8, 1947, in Montgomery, Alabama, and passed away peacefully on Friday, January 12, 2024, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, Alabama.

Jimmy is survived by his spouse of 54 years, Gloria Johnson Higgins, of Opelika, AL; children; Lori (Steve) Drab, of Castle Rock, CO, Christopher Scott Higgins, of Opelika, AL, and Suzanne (Hal) Cooper, of Auburn, AL; five grandchildren and one great-granddaughter, one brother; Joe T. Higgins and one sister; Dottie Hayes.

He is proceeded in death by his parents; Joe and Lee Higgins, and son; James Michael Higgins.

Jimmy was a graduate of Opelika High School, Class of 1966. He was an active member of the ROMEO’s and enjoyed their fellowship.

Family and friends are invited to attend Visitation on Friday, January 19, 2024 from 1:00PM - 1:45PM in the parlor at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home with the Funeral Service following at 2:00PM in the chapel at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home.

Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home is handling all arrangements.

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January 19, 2024

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home
1500 Frederick Road
Opelika, AL 36801

Funeral Service
January 19, 2024

2:00 PM
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home
1500 Frederick Road
Opelika, AL 36801


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