Frank Norris Huggins, Ph.D.
October 25, 1926 - July 10, 2013
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|ARLINGTON – Graveside services for Dr. Frank Norris Huggins, 86, will be held Monday, July 15, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Zephyr Cemetery in Zephyr, Texas with Rev. Steve Baker officiating. Service arrangements are under the direction of Meador Funeral Home in Whitesboro, Texas. There will be no visitation services.
He passed away on July 10, 2013 at Beacon Hill Care Facility in Denison, Texas.
Frank was born on October 25, 1926 to Oscar James Robert and Ida Oma (Donowho) Huggins in Zephyr, Texas. He married Caroline Bradshaw on December 16, 1946 in Brownwood, Texas. Frank served in the United States Navy during WWII. He was of the Baptist faith. He had been an ordained deacon since 1963. He was a professor of mathematics at University of Texas at Arlington. He was the published author of mathematical articles and a book. An avid reader, he had an extensive collection of books among other valued collections. He cherished his role as a loving husband, protector and caregiver to his beloved wife, Caroline.
He is survived by his wife, Caroline Bradshaw Huggins, of Arlington, TX; his extended family: sister-in-law, Dorothy Bradshaw of Edmond, OK; and sister-in-law, Mary Loyce Bradshaw McWilliams and her husband, Willis, of Kingston, OK; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Ida Oma Huggins; and siblings: Oscar James Flurnoy, Gwendola Pearl and Rector Howard.