Obituaries

Lorraine Goodale
B: 1932-11-20
D: 2020-01-23
View Details
Goodale, Lorraine
Priscilla Rhine
B: 1954-01-22
D: 2020-01-22
View Details
Rhine, Priscilla
Gayle Boone
B: 1940-09-19
D: 2020-01-22
View Details
Boone, Gayle
Esther Coffin
B: 1939-10-28
D: 2020-01-21
View Details
Coffin, Esther
Annie Allen
B: 1934-10-19
D: 2020-01-20
View Details
Allen, Annie
Cheryl Hamilton
B: 1945-08-02
D: 2020-01-20
View Details
Hamilton, Cheryl
Terry Duran
B: 1947-04-06
D: 2020-01-19
View Details
Duran, Terry
Arlene Deschesne
B: 1937-04-11
D: 2020-01-18
View Details
Deschesne, Arlene
Adam Durant
B: 1985-09-22
D: 2020-01-18
View Details
Durant, Adam
Joan Marie (Forbes) Logue
B: 1925-03-19
D: 2020-01-17
View Details
Logue, Joan Marie (Forbes)
Dora Richard
B: 1921-09-01
D: 2020-01-17
View Details
Richard, Dora
Rebecca Smith
B: 1968-06-26
D: 2020-01-16
View Details
Smith, Rebecca
Ruth Crow
B: 1922-05-02
D: 2020-01-15
View Details
Crow, Ruth
Phyllis Anna Goss
B: 1927-01-29
D: 2020-01-15
View Details
Goss, Phyllis Anna
Christopher Nichols
B: 1949-07-19
D: 2020-01-10
View Details
Nichols, Christopher
Brian Jordan
B: 1986-09-08
D: 2020-01-10
View Details
Jordan, Brian
Donna Hatch
B: 1933-10-13
D: 2020-01-10
View Details
Hatch, Donna
Galen Cole
B: 1925-11-29
D: 2020-01-09
View Details
Cole, Galen
Eric Hake
B: 1945-03-28
D: 2020-01-08
View Details
Hake, Eric
Raea Dexter
B: 2020-01-07
D: 2020-01-07
View Details
Dexter, Raea
Raymond Rauscher
B: 1967-04-28
D: 2020-01-05
View Details
Rauscher, Raymond

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries

Proudly Serving

Bangor, Brewer, Orono, Hampden, and surrounding communities

Robert

Robert "Bob" Higgins

Thursday, March 8th, 1928 - Monday, October 28th, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Robert "Bob" Higgins, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family of Robert "Bob" Higgins with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Obituary

BREWER – Robert “Bob” Higgins, 91, passed away on October 28, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on March 8, 1928, in Levant, the son of Bradley and Helen (York) Higgins.
Bob attended Bangor High School and later served in the U.S. Navy. He loved to work and began working when he was a teenager. He co-managed his own tire company with his wife, Natalie. In retirement from tires he started a successful firewood business. Bob was always ready to jump in and work, often filling in the vacancies in his businesses. He never asked an employee to do something that he wouldn’t do himself. Customers and vendors enjoyed Bob’s warm personality, vast knowledge of his business, and his sense of humor. He was a devoted, thoughtful, and caring husband, companion, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He loved to be surrounded by family and it will be hard to say goodbye.
In addition to his parents, and wife of 54 years, Bob was predeceased by his brothers, Everett and Sidney; and his sheltie, Champ. He is survived by his loving daughter, Lynne Higgins Lovely and her companion, Mike; devoted companion, Stella Clement; granddaughters, Melissa and her husband, Jamie, Tena and her husband, Jaime; great-grandchildren, Diego, Miguel, Maddy, David, and Mia; Stella’s children Bethie and her husband, Jeff, Kim and her husband, Emmitt, and BJ and her husband, Allen; sisters, Ellie and Fran; many nieces, nephews, and friends.
The family would like to thank the staff at Westgate Center for their endless caring and compassion during his stay.
Relatives and friends are invited to call from 5-7pm, Friday, November 1, 2019 at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center Street, Bangor where a funeral service will be held 1pm, Saturday, November 2, 2019, with the Rev. Dr. Rex H. Garrett, officiating. Those who wish to honor Bob in a special way may make gifts in his memory to, the Bangor Humane Society, 693 Mt. Hope Ave, Bangor, ME 04401. Condolences to the family may be expressed at BrookingsSmith.com
Read Less

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, November 1st, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Friday, November 1st, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Brookings-Smith, Bangor
    Address
    133 Center Street
    BANGOR, ME 04401
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Brookings-Smith, Bangor
    Address
    133 Center Street
    BANGOR, ME 04401
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Dr. Rex H. Garrett
  • Interment

    Location
    Mount Hope Cemetery
    Address
    1048 State Street
    Bangor, ME 04401
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Robert "Bob" here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Robert "Bob" Higgins by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
DB

Denys Byrum

Posted at 08:40am
Dear Lynn, Missy, Tena, and family, we are so sorry for your loss. As a little girl it was always so much fun to come to Uncle Bob and Auntie Nat’s to gather as family and swim in the lake. He was loved by all of us and will be missed.
With love,
Denys Higgins Byrum
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Video Album