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Bob Higginbotham

May 25, 1939 — February 14, 2018

Bob Higginbotham

Mr. Robert “Bob” Higginbotham, 78, of Thompson Dr. Elberton, GA passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2018.

Mr. Higginbotham was born in Elberton, GA on May 25, 1939 to Grady C. Higginbotham and Reba Mills Higginbotham. He was a member of Francis Asbury United Methodist Church, a U.S. Navy Veteran and was a retired plant foreman from Hillcrest Granite Company.

He is survived by his wife: Reba Jean Scoggins Higginbotham; son and daughter-in-law: Robert and Lisa Higginbotham of Elberton, GA; sisters: Joyce Alewine of Greenwood, SC, Martha Ann Booth of Elberton, GA, Kathy Smith of Elberton, GA; brothers: Amos Higginbotham of Grandy, NC, Michael Higginbotham of Elberton, GA; and a granddaughter: Taylor Higginbotham.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother: Bill Higginbotham.

Funeral services to celebrate Bob's life will be held 3PM, Friday, February 16 in the Memorial Chapel of Berry Funeral Home with Rev. James Gunn and Rev. Calvin Ward officiating. The family will receive friends from 1-3PM just before the service at Berry Funeral Home.

Internment will be in Elmhurst Cemetery with Pete Higginbotham, Stacy Smith, Johnny Alewine, Steve Higginbotham, Mark Hill and Dwain Brown serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will include Barry Witcher, Reuben Smith, Billy Booth and Haley Fortson.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made in Bob’s memory to T.J. & Friends Foundation, PO Box 6161 Elberton, GA 30635.

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is in charge of the funeral arrangements for Mr. Robert “Bob” Higginbotham.

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Visitation

Friday, February 16, 2018

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory

1 Berry Lane, Elberton, GA 30635

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Service

Friday, February 16, 2018

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory

1 Berry Lane, Elberton, GA 30635

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