Allen Bedford Higgins Jr.

December 8, 1948May 7, 2018

2 Timothy 4:7-8: I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 8 Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.

Allen B. Higgins Jr., a native Houstonian, was born December 8, 1948; passed away peacefully on May 7, 2018.

Rusty attended St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Elementary, Pershing Junior High, and graduated from Bellaire High School. He went on to graduate from the University of Houston and then proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. Rusty made many treasured friends working at Teledyne Exploration, Superior Waterbeds, and finally retiring from Morris Exports. Rusty was an avid outdoorsman and was often referred to as “the life of the party.”

He is preceded in death by his father, Allen B. Higgins Sr.; his mother, Jane Higgins; and his wife Sharon Detrick Higgins.

Rusty is survived by his daughters; Christine Carter and Karen Higgins; Christine’s husband Marc; and their children, Caroline, Michael, and Matthew; as well as his stepdaughter Danielle Dry and her family. Please join us in celebrating Rusty Higgins’ life on Thursday, May 31st from 5-8 pm with a rosary at 7 pm at Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home, 18000 Interstate 45 South, The Woodlands, TX 77384. A mass will be held on Friday, June 1st at 10 am at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, 6800 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77025 with a light luncheon to follow. There will be a private interment following at Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Wounded Warrior Project at The SnowDrop Foundation at or Houston Hospice at


31 May


5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Forest Park - The Woodlands Funeral Home

18000 Interstate 45 S
The Woodlands, TX 77384

31 May

Rosary Service

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Forest Park - The Woodlands Funeral Home

18000 Interstate 45 S
The Woodlands, TX 77384

1 June


10:00 am - 11:00 am

St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church

6800 Buffalo Speedway
Houston, TX 77025


Allen Bedford Higgins Jr.

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Kent Parsons

May 18, 2018

Well here we are my friend, our adventures where epic, Colorado, Surfside, Louisiana bars ,The Dome Shadows, Fairhope, smoking in front of Bellaire High school, South Texas Junior college, Bridge games, Sam Rayburn Lake camping, Linda Barrett, Lynell D. Patty Mitchell, I could go on and on, what a ride, well let's not forget our main outlaws Danny Mitchell, Danny Nestle , Robert Daniels, Gary Hamm, Gary Noles, Reggie Higgins, its been the best ride and soon my friend we will join you up there, so save a place for us and I'll deal the cards.