Robert Freeman Haggins, age 72 of Bolivia, NC passed away Saturday, December 17, 2022 at his home.
He was born in Sampson County, NC on May 8,1950. He was preceded in death by his parents Samuel Pope Haggins and Gladys Horne Haggins; brothers, David Haggins, sister Muriel Haggins, Lillie Ward, brother William Pope Haggins, and his dog Jo’s Joy Latasha.
He was a graduate of New Hanover High Class of 1969. He had a long career with Dobo Utilities, and was retired from the City of Wilmington Public Utility Water and Sewer services. He was also was a recipient of the Employee of the Year award.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Judy Craven Haggins; daughter, Mary Haggins Talmage and husband Rob of Hinesville, GA, son, Jody Freeman Haggins and wife Jenn of Houston, Texas; five grandchildren, Sarah Jocelyn Talmage, Caitlyn Brooke Talmage, Dakota Caroline Talmage, Riley Alan Haggins, and Brielle Haggins. Sister, Jane Alberti of Wilmington; brother Samuel Haggins, Washington. sister and brother in-law Sherrie and Elwood Tyler. His special dogs, “Buddy” and “Lucky”.
To honor Robert’s wishes, no services are planned.
To honor Robert, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of his mother Gladys Haggins.