John Richard Higgins, 59, of Palm Bay, Florida – Obiturary

John Higgins of Palm Bay, Florida - Obituary
John Higgins of Palm Bay, Florida - Obituary

PALM BAY, Florida – Mr. John Richard Higgins, age 59, of Crossville, passed away suddenly Monday September 17, 2018 at his home.

The family has chosen cremation and a gathering for friends and family will be Friday September 21 from 4 – 6 p.m. at Dyer Funeral Home.

John was born August 31, 1959, to the late Raymond Richard and Alma Pirhonen Higgins. He was employed at Lowe’s of Crossville. He enjoyed golfing and fishing.

John is survived by his daughter, Amanda (Michael) Nance of Columbia, TN; two sons, Ryan (Michelle) Higgins of Palm Bay, FL, and Steven (Rachel) Higgins of Sanford, NC; three sisters, Nancy Sidwell, Kathleen Jones, and Christine Higgins, and one grandson, Caleb Higgins.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to help with arrangements may be made to the family by contacting the funeral home.

Dyer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (931)526-7158 You may share your thoughts and memories at

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Raised in Jupiter, Florida, Andy Hodges began his career in the field of radio and TV broadcasting where he worked for about 12 years. He would make a career change to computer programming. Andy spent seven years working for tech companies, including Delta Airlines in Atlanta as a Senior Systems Analyst. In 2002, he moved to Sebastian, Florida. Andy is also the Editor-in-Chief for Sebastian Daily.
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