Rev. James Bennett Higbee, 61, of Kingsland passed away peacefully on Wednesday evening, July 19, 2017 at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick.
Born August 24, 1955 in Joliette, ILL, he was the son of the late Richard L. and Martha E. Higbee. He was also preceded in death by his twin sister, Laura Higbee Allen, brother, Charles F. Higbee, and step son, Ryan Scott Harris.
Rev. Higbee had been a resident of Camden County for the past 30 years and a member of the River of Praise Worship Center of Yulee, FL. He was Past President of the Full Gospel Business Men, influential in training ministers in Honduras, and an Alumini of Rhema Ministerial Association International .
Rev. Higbee was the former Pastor of Living Word Family Church in Kingsland, and loved abundant life and had a strong calling to help others. He enjoyed riding his Harley, golfing, traveling, and a huge Chicago Cubs fan. He also played baseball in the minor leagues. Servant Higbee was and always will be the definition of Love.
Survivors include his wife, Rebecca “Becky” Stover Higbee of Kingsland; sons, David Terrell Harris (Janet) of Fernandina Beach, FL, and Jordan Paul Harris (Alesha) of Beaumont, TX; sister, Elizabeth Higbee Gordan (Ron) of Ill; grandchildren, Jada Harris ad Landon Harris; niece, Violet Allen Havlik and nephew, Paul Allen; sisters in law; Carol S. Meeks and Bettina S. Bobchak; brother in law, Terry Stover.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the River of Praise Worship Center in Yulee, FL with Pastor Larry Osburn officiating. Burial to follow at Sheffield Cemetery in Kingsland.
The family will receive friends at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday evening.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.