HULL - Richard Lee Higginbotham, 69, passed away Thursday, August 7, 2014.
A native of St. Petersburg, Fla., he was the son of the late Guy and Lyle Pinckard Higginbotham. Richard was the owner and operator of Piedmont Azalea Nursery for 35 years and retired from the USDA after 31 years of service. He served his country in the United States Navy. As a hobby, he collected old cars and antiques, especially toys. He truly loved his family and spending time with them.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda Arnold Higginbotham; son and daughter-in-law, Ricky and Tammy Higginbotham, Colbert; and grandson, Ben.
Memorials may be made to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, c/o Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 6012, Albert Lea MN 56007, or Gideons International, P.O. Box 238, Hull, GA 30646.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, Athens, is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com