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JD Higginbotham

January 17, 1935 ~ January 11, 2020 (age 84)


J D Higginbotham, 84, of Hamburg, died Saturday, January 11, 2020, at his residence. Mr. Higginbotham was a native and lifelong resident of Hamburg and a graduate of Hamburg High School. He was a wonderful provider for his family, a hard worker and loved working for Georgia-Pacific Corporation for 46 years. Mr. Higginbotham was a member of the First Baptist Church of Hamburg for over 70 years.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, 11 days ago, Gail Bing Higginbotham; a son, Gary K. Higginbotham, Sr., in 2007; a daughter, Valerie Higginbotham, in 1957; a grandson, Zachary Seth Higginbotham, in 2008; his parents, Johnny and Jessie Lou Venters Higginbotham and two half-brothers, John Richard Giles and Paul Dean Higginbotham.

He is survived by three sons, Eric Higginbotham, John David Higginbotham both of Hamburg and Jay Higginbotham of Crossett; two half-brothers, Fay Giles of Price, Utah and Doyle Giles of Conway; a half-sister, Johnita Lebow of Houston, Texas; two grandsons, Eric James Higginbotham and Gary Keith Higginbotham, Jr. and three great-grandchildren,

Memorial services are 10 a.m., Friday, January 17, 2020, in the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ty Danielson officiating. A private burial will be in the Hamburg Cemetery.

Visitation will be after the service.

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Memorial Service
January 17, 2020

10:00 AM
Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel
302 E. Lincoln Street
Hamburg, Arkansas 71646

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