Rock Lane Higgins, “Rocky,” age 64, of Browning passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019.
He was born in Lewistown on June 19, 1955, to Kay Goss and Dan Higgins. He was raised in Browning but lived in several other places, including Missoula, Billings and California. He entered the service in 1972 and served for two years, most of which was in Germany. Rock married Debbie Kipling in 1972, and they had two sons, Dan and Anthony. After their divorce, he met and married the love of his life, Eunice Vielle, on Nov. 5, 1995.
Throughout his life he had a love of mechanics and all things fast. When he wasn’t outside working on or racing stock cars, he could often be found surrounded by his many beloved pets watching NASCAR. In retirement, Rocky and Eunice loved spending time with family at their home in St. Mary.
He is survived by his parents, Kay Stack and Dan Higgins; brother Randy (Sae); sisters, Cindy (Dave) and Lyndee Stevenson; wife Eunice; sons Dan (Toni) and Anthony (Julie); stepchildren Felicia, Carlene, Richard and Gary Sr. Rocky also leaves behind numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Rocky was preceded in death by his grandparents Margaret and Woodrow Brown, Orville and Avonne Goss and George and Mary Higgins; stepfather Al Stack; Uncle Chico Brown; and brother Ron Higgins.