Burial: Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central, Radcliff, Hardin County, Kentucky
Shelby D Higgs, 80, of Vine Grove, KY passed away Monday, September 9, 2013 at University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, KY.
Mr. Higgs was a member of Buck Grove Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the United States Air Force. His memberships include: American Legion Post #113, Elizabethtown, KY; a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge and he was retired from Henry Vogt Machine Company, Louisville, KY.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Abraham & Hulda Higgs; 2 brothers, Raymond Higgs, Delbert Higgs; and 1 sister, Pearl Farris.
His loving wife of 53 years, Reva M. Higgs of Vine Grove, KY; 2 children, Shelby Earl Higgs & his wife, Eveline of Vine Grove, KY, Karen Ocasio & her husband, Alex of Louisville, KY; 5 grandchildren, Karen Dayle-Horsley, Jeffrey Higgs, Justin Ocasio, Kyle Ocasio, Kaelyn Ocasio; 5 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Dean Beasley and Shirley Embry.
Mr. Higgs’s funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, September 13, 2013 at the chapel of Coffey & Chism Funeral Home, Vine Grove, KY with Brother Dave Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central, Radcliff, Kentucky with military honors.
Shelby Higgs's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Shelby or other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Shelby: