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Matthew Alan Higgs

March 2, 1987 ~ March 18, 2022 (age 35)

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Matthew Alan Higgs, 35, entered eternal life on Friday, March 18, 2022 in West Memphis, Arkansas while on vacation with his family. He was born on March 2, 1987 in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Matthew worked for USIC where he worked as a Utility Locator. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Southern Nazarene University in the field of Criminal Justice. Matthew served as a reserve police officer for the Clarksville Police Department and worked as a County Jailer for Clark County. He also served the Sellersburg community as a volunteer firefighter. Matthew was an avid IU fan and loved to play football. He was looking forward to serving in a coaching position for the Silver Creek football team. Although Matthew dealt with health issues throughout his life, he never gave up. He was a true fighter and an inspiration to us all. Matthew cherished his wife and children dearly. He was preceded in death by his sister, Emilee Higgs.

Survivors include his loving wife, Katie Higgs of Henryville, Indiana, his son, Abram Higgs, daughters, Gracelynn Higgs, Eleanor Higgs, Stella Higgs, his father, David Higgs (Sarah) of Frankfort, Kentucky, his mother, Teresa Walters (Jay) of Sellersburg, Indiana and his three brothers, Dustin Higgs (Ashley) of Corydon, Indiana, Jacob Higgs of Georgetown, Kentucky,  Brian Maxie of Georgetown, Kentucky, his grandfather, Robert Hardin of Jeffersonville, Indiana, his step-mom, Terri Higgs of Georgetown, Kentucky and his three step brothers, Robert Devers, Karson Devers and Cooper Glander all of Sellersburg.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, March 25, 2022 at the Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg with interment to follow at Sellersburg Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 2:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and on Friday from 9:00 A.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
March 24, 2022

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Garr Funeral Home
7806 Hwy 311
Sellersburg, IN 47172

Funeral Service
Friday
March 25, 2022

11:00 AM
Garr Funeral Home
7806 Hwy 311
Sellersburg, IN 47172

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