Virgil "Buck" Higgins


November 27, 2020

Virgil "Buck" Higgins, age 95, passed away November 10, 2020 at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City, Montana.

Virgil was born April 28, 1925 in Ismay, Montana, the 10th of 13 children, to John and Jessie (Mason) Higgins. As a young man, Buck worked as a sheepherder for the Hopkins Ranch following in the footsteps of two of his older brothers. He attended school in Ismay, Montana. While attending high school, he worked for George Askin Well Drilling. Before he graduated high school, he felt the call to join two older brothers in the fight against Hitler in WWII. On August 5, 1943, he heeded...

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