Mr. Cecil Ray Higgs, 66, of 5016 Trappers Road, Wilson, NC, passed away on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, VA.
The public visitation is scheduled from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 18, 2021, at Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway, Wilson, NC.
The burial and military honor services will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 19, 2021, at Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, 164 Longs Plant Farm Road, Goldsboro, NC.
***Per Family's Request, Mask is Required for attendees at all services.***
Preceding Cecil in death along with his father was: one brother, James Rodger Powell.
Cecil is survived by his wife of 28 years, Alice Higgs; three daughters, Katrayle M. Higgs, Olanda Higgs and Aliciana Stroble; three sons, Micheal Brown, Detrice Higgs (Aysia) and Alex Higgs; 12 grandchildren; his mother, Olivia C. Higgs; mother-in-law, Mary Privette; two sisters, Janice Powell and Mildred H. Smith; two sisters-in-law, Towanda Stroble and Terry McGuire; special cousin, James Speaker and a host of nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts and friends.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway, Wilson, NC.
Condolences may be posted to www.stevensfamilyfuneralhome.com or faxed to 252-991-5849.
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