Arthur Lewis Higdon


It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Arthur Lewis Higdon. Arthur passed away peacefully at Mary Immaculate Care Centre in Mundare, Alberta on June 13, 2020. He went to be with his Lord at the age of 83 years, born in New Harbour Trinity Bay, Newfoundland on Dec 4, 1936.

He was predeased by his parents Arthur and Maria (nee Gilbert) Higdon; Sisters; Elizabeth, Edna and Winnie; Brothers; Reg and Colin; great-great-grand Daughter Elizibeth; grand Daughter Barbra.

He is survived by his loving wife Ruth; his Daughters; Joy (Gary), Diane (Tony); his Sons; Brian (late Violet), Dennis; his grand Children; Kevin (Tamara), Crystal (Jason), Michael, Samantha, Amanda, Jordan, Phoenix, brother Harold, sisters Florence and Cherry, 13 great-grand children; 4 great-great-grand children; many Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and dear Friends.

Arthur nick name “Art” was a very strong hard worker who worked as a Journeyman Brick Layer & Cement Mason for many years, during those years he traveled to many different places till he settled in Alberta, Canada with his family. He stayed in Alberta for the later part of his life. Here he watched his beautiful family grow. No matter where he roamed Newfoundland was always his home. He enjoyed talking and laughing with his family and friends. Some of his favorite past times were playing cards (crib), working on puzzles, watching western shows, he loved collecting stuffed animals and sharing them with everyone. He filled the room with laughter and smiles. He had his own personal struggles throughout the years, He found comfort in the Lord and strong in faith. He had lots of wisdom and willing to lend a listening ear. Arthur’s favorite bibles verses were Matthew 6:9-13; Luke 11:1-13. Proverbs 18:10 The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run into it and are safe. Nehemiah 8:10 Do not Grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.

He was loved by so many and will be deeply missed. Forever Loved, Forever Treasured, Never Forgotten, Always in Our Hearts!

Memorial donations in memory of Arthur can be made to Living Hope Christian Centre at 3831 – 116 Ave NW Edmonton, Ab T5W-0W8 (780) 479-1973 Thank-You

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Laura (Higdon) Williams

I am very sorry to hear of the passing of my cousin, Art. I have not seen him since he was a young person growing up in New Harbour, but I have often thought of him. I send my condolences to all of you who mourn his passing, May God’s love surround you and grant you peace.

Juliet Gabriel

My sincere condolence to My mr Brian and family though I didn’t get to meet you but I heard a lot of good things about you. May your soul Rest In Peace

Fiorella Dasilva

I will always remember his smile and laugh. He was always so kind and opened his doors to the family. I remember him saying “Go on there take some food” smiling. I remember him telling stories about Newfoundland smiling the whole time. My deepest condolences Diane and family. Love Your sister in law Fiorella

Samantha Bok

Rest in Jesus Grandpa! I love you so much! And I will miss you and your cuteness so much!!
See you later Alligator.