David Earl Higginbotham

David Earl Higginbotham, 65, of Greenwood died Monday, February 19, 2018, at Greenwood Leflore Hospital. Graveside services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at Odd Fellows East Cemetery. Rev. Dennis McKay officiated the service. Visitation was from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m.  Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at Williams and Lord Funeral Home.

Mr. Higginbotham was born October 11, 1952, in Calhoun County to David Higginbotham and Ethelene Brassfield, and he grew up there before settling in Greenwood. He was of the Baptist faith and a devout believer. He enjoyed NASCAR Racing, football at Ole Miss and wrestling. He was loved by many and will be dearly missed. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Jerry Higginbotham, and sister, Alice Faye Moore.

He is survived by his wife, Ida Faye Higginbotham of Greenwood; daughters, Teresa Lee Bullard and husband, Jerry of Bruce, and Christy Higginbotham of Calhoun County; sons, Virgil Earp of Mountain Grove, Mo., Sherman Rape III of Greenwood, John Rape of Greenwood, and Mickey Rape of Greenwood, and numerous grandchildren.

Pallbearers were friends and family. Williams and Lord Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

An online guestbook may be signed at www.williamsandlord.com.

 

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