Charles Edward Higginbotham

Published 2:58 pm Friday, September 2, 2016

Charles Edward Higginbotham

August 31, 2016

Charles Edward Higginbotham, 73, of Bainbridge, Ga., died peacefully on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at Memorial Hospital.

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Charles has requested that there be no local services or visitation. A private family celebration of his life is being scheduled. Online visitors may sign the guest register at In lieu of food or flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.

Charles was born February 5,1943 in Birmingham, Ala., the son of Horace Dunom Higginbotham, Jr. and Helen Marie West Higginbotham. He received is BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alabama and was a Maintenance Manager in the industrial manufacturing field for Alcoa, Engelhard, Ausimont, and Carrier. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Bainbridge Country Club, and the Charter House Coffee Club. Charles loved to play golf and watch Alabama football games.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Cathy Moore Higginbotham of Bainbridge; his brothers, Horace D. Higginbotham, III and his wife, Lynda, of Pelham, Ala. and Ray Higginbotham and his wife, Betsy, of Calhoun, Ga.; his sisters, Sandra Voss of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Patricia McKinney and her husband, Mike, of Ocean Ridge, Fla. and Nancy Shanklin of Auburn, Ala.; his furry friend, Pepper; and several nieces and nephews.