Obituary: Ronald Eugene Higgins |

Obituary: Ronald Eugene Higgins

Ronald Eugene Higgins
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Ronald Eugene Higgins

October 19, 1940 – February 20, 2021

Ronald Eugene (Ronnie) Higgins was born in California, Missouri on October 19, 1940 to Vernon Eugene and Adele Higgins. He passed away at his home on February 20, 2021. Ron moved to Craig, CO in 1949, and graduated from MCHS in 1958. In 1961 He married Jean Marie Cobb and they were married almost 60 years. To this union they have a son, David Allen (Heather) Higgins, and a daughter Rhonda Jean (Nicholas) Walmer. David has three daughters, Ashleigh (Chris) Cejka, their children Leland, Brynley, Camden and Kennadee. Jasmine (Brodie) Schulze and son Calvin, Alexis Higgins and Gary Blanchard who have two daughters Audrie and Jordyn. Ron spent seven years in the Colorado National Guard. During his life in Craig he had been active in various clubs and organizations and an active member of the Craig Christian Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, motorcycling, flying, boating, 4 wheeling and time at his cabin at Hahn’s Peak. He and a partner, Tom Maneotis started Victory Motors. After he sold his shares in the business he bought, fixed up and resold houses and also became a landlord. Ron and Jeannie became snowbirds in 2002 and spent their winters in Arizona. Ron is survived by his wife Jeannie, children and grandchildren, a brother Vern (Susan) Higgins, a sister Dedra (Tom) Maneotis, numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews in the Higgins, Cobb and Maneotis families. A celebration of life will be held on April 10, 2021 at 11:00 a.m., at the Craig Christian Church. In honor of his memory, you may donate to the Moffat County Cancer Society in care of Grant Mortuary.

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