Obituary: HIGLEY, GLEN

Published: Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:04 p.m. MDT

Glen Lee Higley Sr. 1930 ~ 2011

CLINTON - Glen Lee Higley Sr., our beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed from this life and was welcomed home on Sunday, March 13, 2011 at the age of 80. Glen was born July 1, 1930 in Clear Creek, Utah to Clifford Lee and Clara Bell Mayne Higley. He grew up in Brigham City and Salt Lake. Glen married Carol Mae Shaw on April 19, 1948. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake City Temple. They have been married for 63 years in April. Glen was a high priest in the L.D.S. Church and a member of the Country Pines Branch in Clinton. Glen worked at HAFB as an aircraft mechanic. Glen spent 40 years as a business man in coins, tokens, antiques, cards, stamps, etc. If it was collectible, he had it. He collected old good for trade tokens which he enjoyed very much. He found some of the rarest and one of a kind tokens that made his collection one of the best in Utah. When Glen closed his shop, he and Carol traveled to other states and sold at many coin shows. Glen and Carol traveled to many Countries in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and many of the Islands in the Caribbean, also visiting every U.S. state. In his younger years, Glen loved to fish and hunt with his family. He was an avid golfer. While living on a golf course at Belmont Springs for 26 years, he won many trophies while enjoying the friendship of his fellow golfers. Glen and Carol enjoyed the time spent with friends and neighbors in LaVerkin, Utah, at their home away from home. Glen is survived by his wife, Carol; six children Glen (Jill) of Clinton; Dennis (Vickie) of Syracuse; Kevin (Cherie) of West Point; Doug (Diana) of Preston, ID; Randy (Ramona) of Samaria, ID; and Leslie Higley of Malad, ID; 28 grandchildren and 45 great-grandchildren. Glen was preceded in death by one daughter, Debra Allred, three grandchildren, his parents, three brothers, and two sisters. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 18, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Myers Roy Mortuary, 5865 South 1900 West. Family and friends may call on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the mortuary and Friday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment will be at Myers Evergreen Memorial Park, 100 Monroe Blvd. Ogden, Utah. Send condolences to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com