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James D. Higginbotham

July 17, 1948 ~ February 23, 2020 (age 71)


James David Higginbotham, 71, Shade Valley Road, Blairs Mills, PA died Sunday morning February 23, 2020 at his home in Tell Township, Huntingdon County, PA.

Born July 17, 1948 at Nitro, WV, he was the son of the late Margie DeWitt.

He was married to Barbara McLaughlin Higginbotham who survives at their home.

Mr. Higginbotham was a tractor trailer operator for 30 years retiring from Roadway Express, Carlisle, PA in 2003.  In earlier years, he worked for Smith Transfer, Charleston, WV. He was a member of the Teamsters Union.

Mr. Higginbotham served in the US Marines from 1968-1970. 

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM, Thursday, February 27, 2020 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, PA with Pastor Richard Harter officiating.  Interment will be at Haven of Rest Memorial Gardens, Red House, WV. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to UPMC Family Hospice, 6680 Towne Center Blvd., Huntingdon, PA  16652.

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February 27, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Inc.
565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243

Funeral Service
February 27, 2020

1:00 PM
Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Inc.
565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243

February 28, 2020

2:00 PM
Haven of Rest Memorial Gardens
Red House, WV 25168

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