Fred H. Higginbotham, III, 74, of St. Marys passed away Tuesday, May 31,
2016 at his residence.
Born June 27, 1941 in Jacksonville, FL, he was the son of the late Fred H.
Higginbotham, Jr., and the late Edith Hernandez Higginbotham. He was also
preceded in death by brother, Dennis McMillan.
A life long resident of Camden County, he was a 1959 graduate of Camden
County High School, played all varsity sports, and a member of the Wildcat
Quarterback club. He was a 1963 graduate of Georgia Southern University
where he received his Bachelor’s degree. Mr. Higginbotham retired from
Gilman Paper Company with 39 years of service. He was an avid fisherman,
gardener, trapper, and loved football.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 11:00 am at Allison
Memorial Chapel in St. Marys with Pastor Devin Schultz officiating.
Survivors include his son, John Higginbotham (Tina), and daughter, Lisa
Higginbotham Torres (Pete) both of Kingsland; brother, Johnny Higginbotham;
sisters, Dianne Chapple and Nell Warren; two grandchildren, Joshua Degen and
Josey Higginbotham; several nieces and nephews.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of