William Henry Higbee Jr., 67, of Jefferson Township, formerly of Pine and Ross townships, died Thursday at the VA Hospital in Aspinwall.
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Born in Pittsburgh on March 25, 1947, he was the son of the late William Henry and Helen Marie Stefanko Higbee Sr.
Bill had been a welder for Pullman Standard and Trinity Industries, both in Butler.
He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War, serving on the U.S.S. Okinawa as a helicopter crew chief.
Surviving are two sisters, Barbara Schmitt and her husband, James, of Gibsonia and Roberta Coplan and her husband, Kent, in Arizona; one nephew, James Schmitt Jr.; one niece, Anna Schmitt; and six great-nieces and nephews.
HIGBEE - Friends of William Henry Higbee Jr., who died Thursday, July 10, 2014, will be received at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, 238 Crowe Ave., Mars, on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m.
Burial with military honors will be in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil Township at 2:30 p.m. Monday.
Condolences are available at www.mcdonald-aeberli.com.
McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc.
238 Crowe Avenue Mars, PA 16046
Published in Butler Eagle on July 12, 2014