Date of BirthMay 05, 1922

Donald Richard Higginbotham Obituary

Date of BirthMay 05, 1922

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Date of DeathMarch 23, 2017

Donald Richard Higginbotham Obituary

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Donald Richard HigginbothamWHITE COTTAGE: Donald Richard Higginbotham, 94, of White Cottage and Dunedin, Florida, passed away Wed. Mar. 15, 2017 in the ER at Genesis Hospital. He was born on May 4, 1922 in Zanesville, a son of the late Dewey and Mary (Burns) Higginbotham. He graduated from Lash High School in the class of 1941 and graduated from Meredith Business College. Don worked in the finance business during his career. He served his country in the United States Army Air Force during World War II where he held the rank of sergeant. He was a 50+ year member of the U.C.T. and was a member and trustee of First Christian Church.He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years Burdeen (Fincel) Higginbotham. A nephew Donald "Rusty" Higginbotham. Several cousins. A special girl Pam Moore. Close family friends Mary Helen (Ullman) Williams, Mark (Nancy) Ullman, Sara (Chris) Ullman Pfaff, Anita Ullman. Many special friends and caregivers.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters Elaine Treadway and Sue Morris and by an infant brother.No calling hours will be held. A private service will be held at WILLIAM THOMPSON & SON FUNERAL HOME 5765 Gladstone Drive White Cottage. Rev. Dawn Remster officiating. Entombment will be in Zanesville Memorial Park where Zanesville VFW Post #1058 will conduct military honors. To sign the online guest book visit www.williamthompsonandsonfuneralhome.com