Lawrence C Higginbotham

Born: Mon., Aug. 3, 1942
Died: Fri., Jan. 10, 2020


Visitation

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Tue., Jan. 14, 2020
Location: Hartman Sons Funeral Home


Funeral Service

2:00 PM Tue., Jan. 14, 2020
Location: Hartman Sons Funeral Home


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Mr. Lawrence C. Higginbotham, 77, died Friday, January 10, 2020, at St. Rita's Mercy Health Center, Lima, Ohio.  August 3, 1942, he was born, the son of Lawrence M. and Annabelle (Jeffers) Higginbotham, in Grimms Landing, West Virginia.  They both preceded him in death.

Lawrence grew up in Alvada, Ohio, and attended and graduated from school in Vanlue, Ohio.  After high school he joined the U. S. Marine Corp.

He married Mary Pollack, who died October 5, 2001, and later, he was married to Rebecca Antoine, who survives in Columbus Grove.
Other survivors include his son, Martin C. Higginbotham, four grand-
children, 6 great grandchildren and his three sisters:  Donna Miller, Shirley Shafer, and Laura Hall.

Lawrence worked for, and retired from, the Whirlpool Corp., Marion, Ohio.  Memberships included the Masonic Lodge, the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Am Vets, all also in Marion.   He enjoyed being a "ham radio operator" and was known by the call letters KD8DPE. He was a member of the Findlay Ham Radio Operators Club.  Other special interests included fishing, hunting, shooting and he was very into the study of native Indian culture.

Same day visitation and funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove, Ohio, from 11 am until 2 pm time of the funeral.  Pastor James Klausing will officiate.

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