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Giles Dillard Higdon

May 26, 1935 ~ April 15, 2019 (age 83)

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Giles Dillard Higdon, age 83 of the Tuskeegee Community of Robbinsville, NC passed away, Monday, April 15, 2019 at his residence.

          He was a native of Graham County and the son of the late Emless and Lorena Jenkins Higdon.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother James Higdon in 1993 and his wife, JoAnn Higdon in 2008.

          Giles was a Veteran of the United States Air Force and a member of Tuskeegee Baptist Church.

          He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Amy Higdon of Macon, GA; daughter, Michelle Higdon Griffis of Jonesboro, GA; Grandchildren, Michael Jacob Higdon, Amanda Higdon; brother and his wife, Myron and Ann Higdon of Robbinsville, NC; and sister, Paulette Holloway of Maryville, TN.

          Funeral Services will be held at 7:00 pm Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at the Townson-Smith Chapel.  The Reverend Larry Grindstaff will officiate.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 till 7:00 pm at the Chapel prior to the service.

          Committal Services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the Wiggins Cemetery where Military Rites and Flag Presentation will be conducted by the Shaw Air Force Base Honor Guard.

          An online register is available at  Townson-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Higdon Family.

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April 17, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Townson - Smith Chapel

Funeral Service
April 17, 2019

7:00 PM
Townson - Smith Chapel

April 18, 2019

11:00 AM
Wiggins Cemetery
Old Tallulah Road
Robbinsville, NC 28771

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