BAR HARBOR – Frank Wesley “Bud” Higgins Jr., 75, died Oct. 20, 2005, at Birch Bay healthcare facility, Bar Harbor. He was born Dec. 15, 1929, in Bar Harbor, the son of Frank W. and Nina (Coffin) Higgins. Bud served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was stationed out of Norfolk, Va. Upon returning from the Navy he worked for AB & JR Hodgkins as a carpenter. More recently he worked 38 years at the Jackson Laboratory retiring in 1991. His retirement was spent wintering in Fort Myers, Fla. and summering at his cottage on Flanders Pond in Sullivan. He enjoyed carpentry, gardening and cooking. He is survived by his long time companion and friend, N. Theresa Black; his two sons, Richard A. Higgins of Otter Creek and Stephen Higgins and wife, Kathleen, of Windham; two grandchildren, Justine and Brian Higgins; and four nieces and nephews. He is also survived by Theresa’s family, two sons, Robert C. MacLeod and wife, Suzanne, of Bar Harbor and Richard G. Black, of Long Island, N.Y.; two daughters, Melodie Haskell and husband, Thomas, of Bar Harbor and Charlotte M. Drake, of Belfast; five grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister, Doris Denike. Graveside Services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Hillside Cemetery in Hulls Cove. Those who desire may make contributions in Bud’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter, 163 Lancaster St., Suite 160B, Portland, ME 04101 or to MDI Hospital, 10 Wyman Lane, Bar Harbor, ME 04609. Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 48 Eden St., Bar Harbor.