Lawrence C Higginbotham

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


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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Matthew Pollock
   Posted Sun January 12, 2020
The Brothers of Marion Lodge #70 F&AM wish to express our grief and share in the sorrow of the loss of our Brother Lawrence Higginbotham.
While we are all sad our hearts will rejoice at our eventual reunion in the house of our father.
we pray the blessings of heaven shine down on the family and friends of our brother and that God bring us all peace and happiness in his loving arms.

Nancy Jeffers and other Jeffers girls, Deb, Chris, Anita, Denise, Lori and Dorathy
   Posted Mon January 13, 2020
We all would like to send our condolences to his family and his sisters. It has been many years since we had seen him or his sisters. We know how difficult this time is for the family. Memories is what keeps us going.
Love to you all
Jeffers girls

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