Robert Higgins

HIGGINS, Robert L, 80, of Zitko Terrace, Glen Dale, WV, died Friday, April 26, 2013 at Ohio Valley Medical Center.

He was born December 3, 1932 in Glen Dale, the son of John J. and Mamie Zatezalo Higgins.

He was a retired environmental manager and consultant from Olin Corporation; worked for Allied Chemical; served four years in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War; and was a Methodist by faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, William Higgins.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Janet Calvert Higgins; a son, R. Bradley Higgins of Tampa Bay, FL; a brother, John (Sandra) Higgins of Glen Dale; a sister, Maureen “Cakie” (Donald) Thomas of Glen Dale; brother-in-law John Calvert of Moundsville; sister-in-law Delores Myers of Moundsville; and several nieces and nephews.

At the request of the family, private services will be held.

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