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Toney Dale Higgins

Toney Dale Higgins, age 74, of Erwin, passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021, at Christian Care Center of Erwin. Mr. Higgins was a native of Erwin and a son of the late Will Higgins and Bonnie Edwards. Toney loved swinging on his front porch, Nascar races, and playing with his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Mr. Higgins is preceded in death by brothers: Larry Higgins, Gene Higgins, and Junior Higgins; sister: Pearl Tipton; nephews: Jeff Higgins, Darrell Higgins, Billy Smith, and Eugene Tipton; and beloved companion for 17 years his dog Sonny.                              

Toney Dale Higgins has left behind to cherish his memory:

Loving wife of 54 years: Linda Higgins;

Daughters: Pam Higgins Harris and husband, Jason,

Trisha Higgins Keplinger and husband, Mark,

Christy Higgins Culbertson and husband, Jamie;

Grandchildren: Eli Harris, Ali Harris, Markus Keplinger, Nicholas Keplinger, and Derrick Culbertson;

Sister: Rita Smith;

Brothers: Kenneth Higgins,

Jack Higgins and wife Laura.


The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Toney Higgins in a graveside service to be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at Evergreen Cemetery. Reverend Craig Shelton will officiate. Those who will attend are asked to meet at Evergreen by 12:50PM. Serving as pallbearers will be Jason Harris, John Keasling, Drew Keasling, Mark Keplinger, Jaimie Culbertson, Randy Tipton, Bill Pate, and Hunter Pate.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at or on Facebook at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Toney Dale Higgins through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.