(ROCKMART, Ga.) Jonathan Cory Higgins of Rockmart, Ga., formerly of Woodland, Ala., passed away Sept. 10, 2021. He was 40.

A memorial service will be on Saturday, Sept. 25, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Rainwater Funeral Home, Bowdon, Ga. Bro. David Daniel will officiate. In accordance to his wishes, his body was cremated.

Jonathan was born Aug. 6, 1981, in Roanoke to Randy and Sharon Higgins. He graduated from Woodland High School in 1999, was a member of Big Springs Baptist Church and was baptized by the Rev. Gus Young. He loved Auburn football, fishing and fireworks. He never met a stranger and was a friend to all.

Survivors include his parents, Randy and Sharon Higgins of Rockmart; sister, Jennifer Ballard (Bruce) of Rockmart; brother, Justin Higgins (Allison Bradbary) of Ranburne; nephews, Chevy Ballard, Aren Higgins and Andon Bradbary; and niece, Katelyn Ballard. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Ralph Merton and Mary Jean Brooks; paternal grandparents, Robert Gerald and Irene Frances Higgins; aunt, Elaine Todd; and uncle, Dennis Higgins.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jonathan's memory to Woodland High School (24574 Hwy. 48, Woodland, AL 36280). Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.rainwaterfuneralhome.com.

Rainwater Funeral Home, Bowdon.