Rev. David Lotee Higgs

November 5, 1936 ~ January 2, 2021 (age 84)




Pultneyville:  Born in Brattleboro, Vermont on November 5, 1936, the son of The Rev. Vivian G. Higgs and Louise Lotee,

Rev. David Higgs passed on Saturday January 2, 2020 at Newark Wayne Hospital.  

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Barbara and three sons:  Robert V. (Lisa),  David K. (Ruth), Theodore J. (Heidi), grandsons: Ian R. and Colin D., nieces: Eliana and Elizabeth;  nephews:  Reese and Dr. David Higgs as well as several cousins.  

Rev. Higgs was educated at Rochester Institute of Technology, Kalamazoo College and Colgate Rochester Divinity School  and was ordained by the New York State Baptist Convention.  He served as pastor of Morton Baptist Church in Monroe County, the West Baptist Church in Oswego, New York, the Kingsbury Baptist Church in Washington County,  NY and the United Church of Canada on Wolfe Island, Ontario.  He also served on the Board of Managers and the Division of World Mission Support of the New York State Baptist Convention.  He was a managing  partner of the Development Company Higgs and Crayford in Kingsbury, New York.  In retirement, he resided on Wolfe Island, Ontario, CA before settling in Pultneyville, New York. 

Memorial observances will be private for the family with subsequent burial in Lakeview Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Lipson Cancer Institute. 

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Private Services

Private Interment

Lake View Cemetery
3967 Lake Road
Williamson, NY 14589

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