Higdon, Michael Eugene -
Douglasville - Funeral services for Mr. Michael Eugene Higdon, age 63, of Douglasville, GA, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Manchester Funeral Home with Pastor Scott Reed officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Mr. Higdon passed away on February 15, 2020 at Wellstar Douglas Hospital in Douglasville, GA.
Michael was born in Oak Ridge, TN, the son of the late Ralph and Earline Higdon. Mike enjoyed bowling, Braves baseball, UT Vols football, and spending time with friends and family, especially his granddaughter, Violet Sunnie Melara.
In addition to his parents, Mike was also preceded by a son, Sonny Lee Higdon. He is survived by his wife, Debbie Higdon; one daughter, Misti Higdon (Mat) Melara; one granddaughter, Violet Sunnie Melara; one brother, Richard (Jane) Higdon, Jr.; three sisters, Wanda Higdon, Patricia (Hal) Sullivan, and Connie (“Jr.”) Carr; his mother-in-law, Willie Overcast; as well as nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and numerous family and friends.
Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Higdon family.
Phillip Queen says:
I am honored to call Mike a friend that we had been getting to know each other as co-workers for a short time. All of us at Glock were shocked to hear of his untimely death. He will be sorely missed.
N Wolfe says:
Rest in peace sir. What a joyous reunion with your Son.
Becky Burt says:
I am so sorry and sad to hear this. Not only did we grow up together we were distant cousins. He will be greatly missed. Prayers and hugs for all the family. Love you all.
Ray Michael says:
Thoughts and prayers to Mike’s family and friends
Jill (Speck) Coloske says:
Truly sad to hear of Mike’s passing. He was such a nice guy. He will be missed.
Delilah Grubbs says:
So sorry to hear about Mike. Its been years since I saw him. Pete so sorry. I will keep u in my prayers, for your whole family sweetie. If u need anything please let me know. Love u all ,sweetie.
Earlene Adams Evans says:
My heart breaks for you. My number is 931-607-1699. Call me anytime. I can not believe that three of us first cousins are widows in just 6 1/2 months. Keek and I know what you are going through. I am just one phone call away. Call anytime day or night. I am here for you. I love you and am praying for you during this most grievous time.
Jimmie Douglas says:
Well my day ain't going as planed, But I wrote some if any one would want to read it out loud It go;s------ MEANINGS As we all come together as family & friends in the Lords House, we would hoped for it to be an enjoyable moment, It's not . But let's change this moment into a day of all great & not so great things about Mike Higdon All of us sitting here today, thinking that we've lost a love one ' but that's not true, we've not lost him because, We- meaning ( all of us ) & lost meaning ( we no where he's at ). Some of us has experienced that our loved one's didn't get a chance to live-long meaning ( life taken to soon ). But Mike he had the chance to long-live meaning ( to live a-long life span ) When it's my time/ your time/ or their time. Then we are loosing them meaning ( to set free). Now we are loosing Mike knowing that he was an awesome man. A quite guy. A good friend, A great father. Also an handsome fellow. So with all that being said: These are the things that caught Debbie's attention years ago, And that made him a wonderful husband . " You & I " know how to heal, it takes time / and more time , I believe, - That's Gods way of showing us that we are strong !!! R.I.P " Mike "
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