James Edward Higginbotham, born in Baldwin, Florida, on August 18th, 1940, went home to be with the Lord on July 21, 2021, in his home surrounded by family.
James served his country as a dedicated Marine. He worked and retired from GM corporation. James was a faithful member of Grace Baptist Church in Baldwin, Florida, and served on the Bus Ministry team. He was also a Chairman of the local UAW #20.
James was preceded in death by his parents Woodrow Higginbotham and Beulah Higginbotham, along with his sister Patricia Crews. James is survived by his loving and faithful wife of 59 years Peggy Higginbotham, children Randy (Kim) Higginbotham, Terri (Kevin) Mangham, Regina (Stephen) Curry, 10 grandchildren Brandy, April, Brandon, Crystal, Ashley, Josh, Bridget, Tyler, Nick, Dylan, 13 great-grandchildren, and 2 siblings Janet (Willie) Nobles and Cheryl (Doyle) Smith.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, July 25, 2021, at 2:00 PM at Grace Baptist Church, 479 Center St N, Baldwin, FL 32234. The family will receive visitors beginning at 1:30 PM until the hour of service at the Church.
Interment will follow at Brandy Branch Cemetery, 1906 Brandy Branch Church Pl, Bryceville, FL 32009
Jeb Turner of Giddens-Reed Funeral Home in Baldwin, FL, is honored to handle the Higginbotham family's arrangements. Please leave your condolences for the Higginbotham family in the online guestbook at www.giddensreedfh.com.
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