William Huggins, Jr.
Mr. Huggins, 77, of Mint Hill, NC, died Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at the Levine & Dickson Hospice House, Huntersville, NC.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 28, 2010 at the Chapel of MorningStar Lutheran Church, 12900 Idlewild Rd., Matthews, NC with The Reverend Timothy H. Glenham officiating. The family will greet friends for one hour prior to the service at the chapel. Interment will follow the service at Forest Lawn East Cemetery.
Mr. Huggins, a native of Troy, AL, was the son of the late William James and Margaret Reeves Huggins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of forty-two years, Catherine Atwell Huggins; son, James David Huggins; and by his faithful companions of 18 years, Bozo and Leroy.
A former resident of Montgomery, AL, and Monroe, NC, he was a self-employed sales representative in the textile home-furnishings industry. For a number of years he had been associated with Fabrics, Inc. – Alagold Corporation of Montgomery, AL and from 1972 until 1989 was with Perfit Fit Industries of Monroe, as a salesman in the southeastern U.S.
He was also a former Alabama State Trooper.
Mr. Huggins was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving during the Korean War and he was a member of the American Legion and the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Survivors include his daughter, Margaret Green and her husband, Bill of San Antonio, TX; daughter-in-law, Maribeth Huggins of Monroe, NC; grandchildren, Vic Green and his wife, Courtney of Kingwood, TX, Jillian Huggins of Charlotte, NC, Allison Plyler and her husband, Brandon and Candice Huggins all of Monroe, NC; great grandchildren, Ella, Olivia, and Gavin Green of Kingwood, TX, and Holden and Arden Plyler of Monroe, NC; and numerous cousins. He was a beloved friend to many.
Donations can be made to the Margaret Green Medical Care Fund, P.O. Box 690115, Charlotte, NC 28227, or Hospice and Palliative Care – Charlotte Region, 1420 E. Seventh St., Charlotte, NC 28204.
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