E. Eugene Higgins, 85, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 28, 2017.
Born Sept. 2, 1931 to the late Roscoe and Beulah Higgins, he had been a resident of Dawsonville for most of his life.
Mr. Higgins was a retired sawmill worker and a member of Amicalola Baptist Church.
His wife of 57 years, Irene Higgins; sister, Emma Higgins; and brothers, Cecil Higgins, Lee Higgins, Clifford Higgins and R.H. Higgins, also preceded him in death.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Aug. 31 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Sylvester Ridings officiating. Interment followed in the Yellow Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.