AMerican Veteran 11

Edwin "Eddie" Higdon

1929 ~ 2009 (age 80)


Edwin (Eddie) Higdon

SHREVEPORT, LA - A memorial service to celebrate the life of Edwin (Eddie) Higdon will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, August 31, 2009, at St. Matthias Episcopal Church. Officiating will be The Rev. Dr. William G. (Bill) McBride, assisted by The Rev. Dr. Ben Songy. A reception will be in the Parish Hall following the service.

Eddie entered into rest Wednesday, August 26, 2009. He was an active member of St. Matthias Episcopal Church and the Brotherhood of St. Andrew. Eddie graduated from Fair Park High School and entered the Marine Corp. He was a sporting goods salesman for 35 years and retired from Sports World. Eddie loved to fish and hunt and had his pilots license.

His parents, Ed and Ruth Higdon, preceded Eddie in death.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary Ann Mapp Higdon; sons, Dennis W. Higdon and Gary R. Higdon all of Shreveport, LA; grandson, Jamie R. Higdon of Shreveport, LA; granddaughter, Keri L. Higdon of Toms River, NJ; and brother, Larry L. Higdon and wife, Anne of Shreveport, LA.

The family would like to thank Grace Home and Christus Schumpert Hospice for the loving and professional care shown to Eddie.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to St. Matthias Episcopal Church, 3301 St. Matthias Drive, Shreveport, LA 71119. 


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No services to be held

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