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Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)
Mr. Grady Michael “Mickey” Higginbotham, 74, of Anderson Highway, Elberton, GA, passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2023, at Heardmont Nursing Home.
Mr. Higginbotham was born in Elberton, GA on July 26, 1948, the sixth of seven children of Grady Cleveland Higginbotham and Reba Leona Mills Higginbotham. He worked the pulpwood business with his brother, Bill, at Higginbotham Logging. Mickey was a simple man who enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family. He proudly served his country in the United States Army, having been stationed in Korea during Vietnam.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Dianne Bradshaw Higginbotham; daughter, Kayla Marie Higginbotham; and brothers: William A. “Bill” Higginbotham and Robert C. “Bob” Higginbotham.
Surviving are his sons: Glenn Higginbotham of Bluefield, WV and Travis Higginbotham of Anderson, SC; grandchildren: Jackson Higginbotham and Carter Higginbotham, both of Anderson, SC; siblings: Amos Higginbotham of Grande, NC, Joyce Alewine of Greenwood, SC, Martha and William Booth of Elberton, GA, and Kathy and Reuben Smith of Elberton, GA; sisters-in-law: Janet Higginbotham and Reba Higginbotham, both of Elberton, GA; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Graveside services celebrating his life will be held on Wednesday, June 28, at 11:00a.m. at Forest Hills Memorial Park with the Rev. Douglas Huff officiating.
Flowers are accepted and contributions may be made in his memory to the charity of one’s choice.
Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at www.berryfh.com.
Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton, GA is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mr. Grady Michael “Mickey” Higginbotham.