A Celebration of Life service will be held at 1 p.m.
Friday, July 21, 2017, at Lincoln Christian Church,
be sure to wear Cubs gear!
Funeral home: Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral
Jeffrey Vaughn Higginson, 58, of Fancy Prairie,
passed away July 10, 2017, at his home.
Cremation rites have been accorded by Holland Barry
& Bennett Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life
service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, July 21,
2017, at Lincoln Christian Church, be sure to wear
Jeff was born February 6, 1959, in Peoria, the son
of Orville and Nancy (Perisho) Higginson. He married
Julie Wetherholt on June 22, 1991, in Lowell, IN.
He was a 1981 graduate of Lincoln Christian College
and went on to serve in Youth Ministry for over 25
Jeff began his service at Inner City Mission in
Springfield in the summer of 1997 and served until
2014 as the Director of Social Services. He was
involved in more than 120 camps during his ministry
years. Jeff was the founder of “JHB” (Jeff Higginson
Band), which raised over $30,000.00 for Inner City
Mission while leading worship. He was a gifted
guitarist, CUBS fan extraordinaire, and follower of
Christ. He loved his family, his friends, and the
people that God placed in his path.
Survivors include: his wife Julie Higginson of Fancy Prairie, son Jason
(Elizabeth) Wetherholt of Greenwood, IN, daughter Brienna Higginson of
Springfield, grandchildren Katelyn and Allison Wetherholt; and siblings; Pam
(Gary) Smith of Pekin, Randy (Sue) Higginson of Pekin, Craig (Pam) Higginson of
Morton, and Melanie (Dennis) Broombaugh of Pekin.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father.
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