OBITUARY

Paul Vincent Higdon Sr.

July 19, 1952May 6, 2021
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Paul Vincent Higdon Sr., 68 of Louisville, passed away Thursday, May 6, 2021. He was born in Louisville on July 19, 1952, to the late Arvil & Catherine Higdon.

He was preceded in death by his siblings, Buddy Higdon, Donald Higdon, Evelyn Grindle, Jimmy Higdon, Patty Barnes, & Jackie Higdon.

He was a United States Air Force Veteran who devoted his career to serving his country. As a proud Veteran, he was also a member of the American Legion and the V.F.W. Paul was a member of St. Luke Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.

Left to cherish his memory, his wife of 49 years, Janice Higdon; children, April Cielica (Kuba), Ann Wiesmen (Dave), Katherine Pyles (Dave), Jude Higdon-Topaz (Chad), & Paul Higdon Jr. (Jerry); six grandchildren, one great-grandchild; brothers, Charlie Higdon, Tommy Higdon, Arvil Higdon Jr., & Bill Higdon; sisters, Joan Mattingly, & Norma Lindgrin.

Visitation Wednesday, May 12, 2021 from 3-7pm, at Arch L. Heady & Son Funeral Home, 8519 Preston Hwy. A funeral mass will be held at 10am on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at St. Luke Catholic Church, 4211 Jim Hawkins Dr. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Loretto, KY.

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, May 12, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, May 13, 2021

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Joann Pawletko-Mathews

June 2, 2021

Paul, also known as “Higgy”, was like a big brother to me. We met when were stationed together in Korea and sang together at church. His sense of humor was uplifting when the hours were long and times were challenging.
The love for Jan and his family was deep and he never missed an opportunity to “brag” about Jan, his children and all of their accomplishments. I know how thrilled he was to be back home living near family in these recent years. His willingness to help anyone in need was evident as was his deep faith. He was truly God’s servant and I am sure is being rewarded in heaven. He will be deeply missed. My thoughts and prayers are with Jan and the entire family.

Roger Costello

May 11, 2021

Brother Paul, what a great person. He could fix anything, told me one time if he couldn't fix it, was probably junk. A true Catholic Gentleman. Paul was my friend and I will continue to miss him.
May his family find peace. May God bless.
Farewell Paul, until we meet again.

Randy Kraemer

May 9, 2021

Brother Paul was a real catholic gentleman and a faithful servant. He lived his faith and was always willing to help out on any Knight's projects. He will be greatly missed by the St. John XXIII Knights of Columbus. God Bless and RIP Brother Paul.

John Wiederkehr

May 8, 2021

Paul was a great man,he was a creative person and a great asset for the Knights of Columbus where he served in many capacities. He was always the first person to help me with the pancake breakfast to set up the electric.My self and the other Knights will miss him very much.He is In GODS hands for sure.Goodbye my Brother.

Mary Moritz

May 7, 2021

I send love and prayers to the family on the occasion of Paul’s passing. May your faith and your memories bring you great comfort. God bless, Mary Moritz

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