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Obituary for William J. Higley

William James Higley, age 68 of Delton, passed away Monday January 21, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Bill was born July 3, 1950 in Kalamazoo, the son of Edward E. Higley and Mary C. (Cline) Higley of Mattawan. He worked in construction, was a residential Builder and worked at Parker Abex/NWL from 1973 till retirement in 2006. Bill enjoyed his family, boating, fishing, shooting skeet, cooking, computer games, baseball and football. Bill was preceded in death by his parents: Ed and Mary Higley. Bill is survived by his wife, Peggi, of forty three years, sons: Kevin (Amy) Higley and Jason Higley; and two grandchildren: Ethan and Ryker. There will be no service per Bill’s request. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, or Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Please visit to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Bill’s family.