Willard Edwin Higby

Male 1939 - 2017  (78 years)


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  • Name Willard Edwin Higby 
    Born 3 Mar 1939 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Dec 2017 
    Age 78 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Edward Higby  (8 x Great Grandfather) 
    Cora Becker  (Grandmother) 
    Person ID I25848  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Willis Orrin Higby,   b. 13 May 1905, Turin, Lewis, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1969  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Dorothy Elizabeth Hill,   b. 5 Dec 1919,   d. 10 Nov 1995  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 23 Jul 1938 
    Family ID F9404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Audrey Jeanne Miller,   b. 1 Sep 1938, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 2016  (Age 77 years) 
    Other Partners: John A. Robinson 
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F9831  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Groom: Willard Edwin Higby, date of birth March 28, 1939; residence, RD #2, Pulaski, New York; occupation, teacher; born in Lowville, New York; name of father, Willis Higby, born in the United States; name of mother, Dorothy Hill, born in the United States. Proof of age, not listed. Number of marriage: first.
      Bride: Audrey Jeanne Robinson, date of birth September 1, 1938; residence, Parish, New York; occupation, registered nurse; born in Epswitch, Massachusetts; name of father, Arleton M. Miller, born in the United States; name of mother, Eline Simmons, born in the United States. Proof of age, not listed. Number of marriage: second, former husband, John A. Robinson, is still living; divorced October 22, 1972 at Oswego, New York.
      Date of Marriage: October 24, 1974 at Pulaski, New York; married by Rev. Edwin A. Potter, United Methodist clergyman. Witnesses: Charles V. R. and Harriet W. Dauerty.
    • Willard E. Higby, age 78, life resident of Sandy Creek and Pulaski, passed away Saturday at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse. Willard was born March 28, 1939. He graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1957 and he also graduated from Syracuse University. He married Audrey Miller in 1974 and she passed away March 1, 2016. Willard was employed as a teacher by APW Elementary School for 25 years, retiring in 1995.
      Surviving are four brothers, Gerald (Gloria) Higby of Pulaski, John (Carolyn) Higby of New Haven, Adelbert Higby of Pulaski and Douglas (Claudia) Higby of Pulaski, three sisters, Sandra Tidwell of Pulaski, Janet (Steve) Banks of Boonville, and Mary (Ken) Staffan of Fairport, two stepdaughters, Michelle Mazur of Liverpool and Jacqueline (Robert) Farrell of Roanoke, VA, two stepsons, John (Cheryl) Robinson of Baldwinsville and Douglas (Cher) Robinson of Fulton. Willard was predeceased by one brother, James Higby who passed away in November.
      Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, December 27th, at the Foster- Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, NY with a spring burial at Maplelawn Cemetery in Dugway. Funeral services will be held in the spring at a time to be announced.