J D Higginbotham, 84, of Hamburg, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2020, at his residence. Mr. Higginbotham was a graduate of Hamburg High School. He worked for Georgia-Pacific Corporation for 46 years. Mr. Higginbotham was a member of the First Baptist Church of Hamburg.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, 11 days ago, Gail Bing Higginbotham; a son, Gary K. Higginbotham Sr.; a daughter, Valerie Higginbotham; a grandson, Zachary Seth Higginbotham; 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 and 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; two grandsons and three great-grandchildren,
Memorial services are 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 17, in the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ty Danielson officiating.
A private burial will be in the Hamburg Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg.
Online condolences may be made to jones-hartshorn.com.