February 26, 1957 ~ January 5, 2019

Born in: Tulsa, OK
Resided in: Denver, CO

Michael Anthony Higgins was born on February 26, 1957, in Tulsa, Oklahoma to his parents, Vinie Mae Wallace Higgins and O.B. Howard.  He was raised by Howard Higgins.  He was the second child born in the family.  He was raised surrounded by his brothers, Roy, Charles and his sister, Debra. “Buff” as he was affectionately called, enjoyed drawing pictures of airplanes which was a motivating factor to him later becoming a Pilot. He could make toys out anything which occupied his mind and influence his creativity. 

 Michael received his formal education while attending military school in Turkey.  He was the father of two beautiful children, a son, named Saxx Williams and a daughter, named Michelle Higgins.

 Michael was a man who was no stranger to working hard.  He has been employed as a Contractor, a Truck Driver, and a Painter.  He was hardworking, dedicated, and performed his duties with a spirit of excellence.

 Michael was a fun-loving man, who enjoyed camping, rapping, and playing the saxophone.  His closest friends, Sherry McFall, Jimmy, and his brother, Roy will miss the camaraderie’s they all shared together; and fact that he was a true and trusted friend. They will also miss his rapping, his happiness, and him playing his music, LOUD.  He will be missed by all who were fortunate enough to have known this kind and wonderful man.  To know “Buff” was to love him.

  Michael Anthony Higgins departed this life on January 5, 2019, in Denver, Colorado.  Those left to cherish his memory and mourn his loss include, his son, Saxx Williams of Colorado Springs, Colorado; his daughter, Michelle M. Higgins of Houston, Texas; his brother, Roy L. Higgins (Roshawn McClain; his sister, Debra L. McClain all of Denver, Colorado; 3 grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.


Visitation: January 25, 2019 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Pipkin Braswell Chapel of Peace
6601 Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80220

(303) 996-0869

Celebration of Life: January 25, 2019 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Pipkin Braswell Chapel of Peace
6601 Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80220

(303) 996-0869

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  1. To the Family and friends of Michael (Buff) Higgins. Our deepest condolences and prayers are with you all! Buff, will be always loved and missed! May he Rest Easy! RIP! We love you! Blessings in abundance to our Family and friends in this time of loss of our love ones!
    Walter and Pamela Williams

  2. God Bless You, Michael!! What an Awesome Guy!! Can’t wait to see you again in HEAVEN!! Strength and Peace to you Junior!! GOD’S Calm and understanding to the rest of the family!!!
    Kelli Rich

  3. I love you with everything in me daddy!!! Your the best and words cant explain how much you mean to me.r.i.p to my bestfriend and my world..!!

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