Dec. 31,1966-Sept. 10, 2004

HERMISTON - Fredrick Michael "Rick" Tubbs-Higgins, 37, of Hermiston, died Friday, Sept. 10, 2004, as the result of a motorcylce accident at Hermiston

A memorial service for Mr. Tubbs-Higgins will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, at the Hermiston Nazarene Church.

Fredrick Michael "Rick" Tubbs-Higgins was born Dec. 31, 1966 at Pendleton, Oregon to Maurice Thomas Higgins and Freda Mae McWillis Tubbs.

He was raised at Monument and attended high school there.

He was a truck driver who lived at Burns, Oregon for six years before moving to Hermiston five years ago.

On Dec. 14, 2002 he married Rebecca "Beckie" Hanson at Hermiston.

He was a member of A.B.A.T.E., A Brotherhood Against Totalitarian Enactments. He attended the Nazarene Church.

Mr. Tubbs-Higgins liked to hunt and fish, but most of all he loved riding his Harley-Davidson Motorcycle.

Survivors include his wife, Beckie and daughter, Rachael, of Hermiston; his mother, Freda Tubbs of Burns; his stepmother: Gladys Jones of Pendleton; brothers, Robert Joe Wheeler of Dallas, Ga., and LaMar Michael Jones of Pendleton; sisters, Barbara Lee Keener of John Day, Billie Jean Wheeler of Halsey, and Malissa Jones, of La Grande. He was preceded in death by his father, Maurice Higgins.

Memorial contributions may be made to a memorial fund for his family at P.O. Box 213, Pendleton, OR 97801

Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in charge of arrangements.

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