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Carl J. Higgins

Carl J. Higgins


Carl J. Higgins, 90, of Sparta, IL; born on August 8, 1930 in Sparta, IL; passed away Thursday, April 1, 2021 in Sparta, IL.

Carl was a very hard worker that earned everything he had in his ninety years of age.  He enjoyed going to baseball games and watching games on the television.  Carl also loved going to horse races.

He was preceded in death by his loving Wife – Cora Jean (Havercamp) Higgins who passed away on March 19, 2010; Parents – Lewis David and Estella (Blackwell) Higgins; Daughter – Geraldine Wilkes; Brothers – Hardy Higgins, Charles Higgins and Bobby Gene Higgins; Sister – Josephine Higgins.

Mr. Higgins is survived by his Son – Gary (Jamie) Higgins of Sparta, IL; Four Grandchildren; Several Great Grandchildren; Sister – Peggy (Tom) Wingerter of Sparta, IL; other relatives and friends.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Assembly of God Church in Percy, IL.

Condolences may be left for the family at

Visitation: Friends and Family may attend Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Stephen Duncan officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held at Union Cemetery in Sparta.

Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements

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  1. Prayers of comfort for the family. We will miss you Uncle Carl. Rest in peace.🙏⚘

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