Freeman Arthur Higgins

ALBION – Freeman Arthur Higgins, 72, passed away Feb. 24, 2021, at his home in Albion surrounded by his family. He was born Sept. 11, 1947, in Waterville, the son of Clarence G. and Laura (Rowe) Higgins.

He graduated from Besse High School in 1966. In 1968, he married Rebecca Piper in Albion. He was veteran who proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War until his honorable discharge. He was employed for many years as a mechanic at Lee Brothers Inc in Albion. He was a member of Mason’s Central Lodge #45 and enjoyed gardening and woodworking.

Freeman is survived by his wife of 53 years, Rebecca (Piper) Higgins of Albion; two sons, Lance Higgins and wife Valerie of Albion, Adam Higgins and wife Melissa of Albion; two granddaughters, Abigail Higgins and Hannah Higgins, both of Albion; five brothers, Winston Higgins and wife Rebecca of Albion, Clayton “Joe” Higgins and wife Geraldine of Albion, Wayne Higgins and wife Elaine of Fairfield, Jeff Higgins and wife Raye of Smithfield, Ronald Higgins and wife Linda of Portland; three sisters-in-law, Wanda Boivin of Clinton, Sharon McPhail of Belgrade, Linda Weeks and husband Robert of Fairfield. He was predeceased by his parents and bothers, Clyde, Mike, and Clifton.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements under the direction and care of Dan and Scott’s Cremation and Funeral Service, 4445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan, Maine, 04976.

In lieu of flowers, friends wishing may make donations in Freeman’s memory to Veterans Voluntary Services

c/o Robert Weeks

22 Savage Street

Fairfield, ME 04937

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