John Higgins

John Higgins

John W. Higgins age 72 , born March 16, 1940, of Lawrenceville, went to be with his Lord Thursday, May 3, 2012. Funeral Services will be held 2 PM Monday, May 7, 2012 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Rolland Jackson will officiate. Burial East Shadowlawn Memorial Gardens, Lawrenceville. Mr. Higgins lived in Lawrenceville since he was 10 years old. He met his wife, Rosie by giving her a ride home from Central Gwinnett High School. They fell in love immediately and married December 24, 1959. Many people remember John from the 3 different service stations he operated on Hwy. 29; The Gulf Station, Amoco and A-1 Recycling. John was one of the first in recycling junk cars, appliances, and aluminum. He loved to tell others with pride, how many thousands of pounds he moved. Mr. Higgins was a member of Lawrenceville Masonic Lodge # 131 F & AM since 1963 and a member of Victory Baptist Church on Paper Mill Road. He is survived by his Wife: Rosie, Lawrenceville; Children: Johnny & Tammi Higgins, Loganville; Russell Higgins, Lawrenceville; Curt Higgins, Lawrenceville; Jodie & Daniel Sexton, Winder; Dear Family Member: Scotty & Tracy Keheley; Sister: JoAnn Huey, Lilburn; Grandchildren: Tiffini Herak, Tammini Humphries, Tiffany Higgins, John Matthew Higgins, Brittany Keheley, Dustin Sexton, Destiny Sexton, Alexis Mobley, Nicholas Mobley, Chase Keheley, Abby Mobley, Mason Higgins, Blake Higgins; Great Grandchild: Rylee Herak. Flowers will be accepted because his favorite song was “The Prettiest Flowers.” On behalf of John, we would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of Gwinnett Medical Center, Athens Regional Hospital and Amedysis Hospice for all their good care and kind hearts. Through their care, we were given extra special moments that we will cherish for a life time. Family will receive friends from 2-4 & 6-9 PM Saturday, May 5, 2012 and from 2-9 PM Sunday, May 6, 2012 at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, SW, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. 770-962-3100. Please sign the online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com