January 6, 1937 ~ May 20, 2020
Born in: Yancey Co., NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Arby Richard Higgins, 83, of Asheville, NC, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at Mission Hospital.
A native of Yancey Co., Mr. Higgins was a son of the late Ector and Cleo Parrott Higgins. He was also preceded in death by his son, Russell Higgins.
Mr. Higgins was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was the owner of Arby’s Shoe Store in Asheville.
Surviving are his wife, Sue Edwards Higgins; daughters, Lynne Frady (Jim) and Ronda Ann Dennis (Joe); 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister, June Ledford; and brothers, Zack Higgins (Janet) and Donald Higgins (Brenda).
The family held a private burial at Ashelawn Gardens of Memory.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Ferguson Family YMCA (Live Strong), 31 West Ridge Market Place, Candler, NC 28715.