Nicholas “Nic” Bartlett Higgins, 25, Hampstead, N.C., died Jan. 2, 2012.
A native of Marion, he was the husband of Betsy Anne Higgins, and son of Bill Higgins and Teresa Hett Higgins, Burlington, N.C.
He was a stay-at-home father and a member of the Moms and Dads of Hampstead. He was active in the Topsail Tykes Gardening Club. Nic was a member of Integrity Community Church in Burlington.
In addition to his wife and parents, survivors include a son, James, of the home; a brother, Gabriel Higgins of Winston-Salem, N.C.; and a grandmother, Geraldine Williams of Marion.
A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday at Integrity Community Church by the Rev. Sharon Wheeler and the Rev. Bud Wrenn.
The family will receive friends at Integrity Community Church on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Betsy and Wyatt Higgins in care of Nic’s parents, 408 Trail 1, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
Rich & Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service in Burlington is in charge of arrangements.