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Ronnie J Higgins

Ronnie J Higgins, age 54, of Erwin, passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at the Johnson City Medical Center. He was a native of Unicoi County and the son of the late R. H. and Polly Honaker Higgins. Mr. Higgins worked as a supervisor with Unicoi County Gas Utility District for 35 years. Ronnie was a founding member of the NWTF Unaka Longbeards. He was an avid outdoorsmen and loved to hunt and fish.

Mr. Ronnie Higgins has left behind to cherish his memories:
Wife and loving companion of 36 years: Darlene Ray Higgins of Erwin;
Daughters: Jennifer Foster and husband Chad of Erwin;
Kelly Edwards and husband Josh of Hampton;
Son: AJ Higgins and wife Jennifer of Erwin:
Grandchildren; Skylar, Audrey, Nicholas, Mason, and Jackson;
Brothers; Ricky Higgins, David Higgins, Clay Higgins, Larry Higgins, and Joe Higgins & wife Debbie ;
Sister; Rita Higgins
and also several nieces and nephews.
Ronnie is also leaving behind many friends to cherish his memories.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Ronnie J Higgins in a funeral service to be held at 8:00 PM on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home. Reverend Jim Holtsclaw will officiate. A visitation period to share memories and offer support will begin at 6:00 PM and continue until service time on Tuesday at Valley Funeral Home. A graveside committal service will be held on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Roselawn Memory Gardens. Those who will attend are asked to meet at Valley Funeral Home by 10:30 AM on Wednesday to go in procession to Roselawn Memory Gardens. Serving as pallbearers will be Scotty Baucom, Randy Coffee, Wayne Tolley, John Ray, Joe Higgins, and AJ Higgins.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family through our website at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Ronnie J Higgins through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, TN, 423-743-9187.