On July 10, 2018, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Maureen, loved father and father-in-law of Sue and Mark Shuker, and Debbie and Matt Woods, much loved Pops of Ben, Bonnie, and Maddie, Great-Pops of Elizabeth, and Nyxie. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Alfred Higgins, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Blind Foundation (for guide dog training) would be appreciated, and may be made at the service. The Funeral Service for Alex will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Monday, July 16, at 10.00am, interment thereafter at the Belfast Cemetery.