Joseph Lamar Higgs
April 7th, 1941 ~ August 7, 2014
Joseph Lamar Higgs, 73, passed away on August 7, 2014 in his home.
Joe was born on April 7, 1941 to Thomas and Elsie Jones Higgs in Roy, Utah. He graduated at Weber High School in 1959 and married Rosemary Merriam on March 28, 1959 in Ogden, Utah.
Joe worked as a barber in Riverdale for 20 years and then drove school bus for Weber County School District for 30 years. He retired in 2006. Joe was a hard worker all of his life and finished every job with commitment and pride.
Joe’s relationship with God was the most important aspect of his life. He loved his wife, Rosemary, with all his heart and soul. His children were his pride and joy.
Joe was an amazing person who could always put a smile on your face when needed most. He enjoyed singing in church, old cars, and riding ATV’s with his family. He will be greatly missed by his family and many, many friends.
He is survived by Rosemary (wife), Joan Graham (Dale Dixon), Joseph R., Christopher (Paula), Timothy (Jeanine) and Daniel (Heather), 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren, three brothers, and one sister. He was preceded in death by Stephen Higgs (son), Thomas and Elsie Higgs (parents) and Edward Higgs (brother).
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Calvary Christian Center, 4737 S 1900 W, Roy, UT. There will be a viewing Monday, August 11, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836-36th Street, Ogden, UT and Tuesday prior to service from 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. at the church.
Interment will follow at Leavitt’s Aultorest Memorial Park, 836-36th Street, Ogden, UT.