age 88, of Minerva, entered Eternal Life on Monday April 14, 2014 at 5:56 a.m. at Aultman Hospital. He was born Aug. 12, 1925 in Boca, W.Va. to the late William and Mary Higginbotham. He married the love of his life Mary Jett Dec. 18, 1946.
He is survived by three children, Robert (Connie) Higginbotham of Minerva, Roger (Judy) Higginbotham of Minerva, and Bev Facemier of Minerva; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. Kermit is preceded in death by his wife, Mary A. Higginbotham, a son, Rex W. Higginbotham and three granddaughters.
He had been a member of the Village Baptist Temple in North Canton and was a veteran of World War II. He was retired from Colfor in Malvern. He attended Catholic Charities adult day services. Kermit was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend.
Kermit's family will receive friends Friday April 18, 2014 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Paquelet-Falk Funeral Home in Louisville. Services will follow at 12 p.m. with burial immediately after at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Louisville. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities of Portage and Stark County Adult Day Services 2308 Reno Dr. Louisville, Ohio 44641.
Paquelet-Falk Funeral Home & Crematory, 330-875-2811
Serving Stark County Families Since 1867
Paquelet-Falk Funeral Home
303 S Chapel St Louisville, OH 44641
Published in The Repository on Apr. 17, 2014