Grant E. Higgins, 64 of Cedar Rapids died Tuesday February 9, 2021 at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque. A private family service will be held at the Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home. Inurnment in the Cedar Memorial Park Mausoleum Columbarium. There will be a visitation on Thursday from 9 until 11:00 AM at the Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home.
As mandated by proclamation, social distancing must be practiced which requires a limited number of people to be allowed into the visitation at one time. The use of facemasks or shields is required.
Survivors include a cousin, Heidi (Tim) Hemmis of Cedar Rapids, a great cousin Jess and a good friend Shelby Folken. He was preceded in death by his parents, and two uncles Harold and Edward.
Grant was born on June 5, 1956 in Cedar Rapids the son of John and Dorothy (Schoonmaker) Higgins. Grant worked at Quaker Oats in the shipping dept. and retired from there after more than 25 years of service.
Grant graduated from Kennedy High School and was very involved in their athletic programs. He was active in the Boy Scouts and received the Eagle Scout Award. Grant enjoyed trains, Clydesdale Horses (The Budweiser Team), and had a very positive and friendly personality. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
A memorial fund has been established.