Mr. Higgins was an employee of Electric Energy Inc. of Joppa for 23 years.
Survivors include his father, Jerry Higgins of Metropolis; two sons, Liam and Evan Higgins, both of Jackson, Missouri; one brother, Flint Higgins and wife Angie of Metropolis; one nephew, Ethan Higgins of Metropolis; and several aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Madelyn Kay Faughn Higgins.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home of Metropolis was in charge of the arrangements.