BROOKLET, Ga. - Mr. Randy Edgar Higginbotham, age 57, died Friday at his residence. The Yulee, Fla. native was a graduate of Fernandina Beach High School. He worked for many years as a construction worker and also worked for Rayonier for several years while living in Nahunta. Randy moved to Bulloch County in 1994. Before his retirement in 2003, he worked as a correctional officer with Ware C. I. and Emanuel County C.I.
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Randy was a member of Emit Grove Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Edgar Higginbotham.
Randy loved fishing and hunting, but most of all the time he spent with his grandchildren.
Surviving are his wife of 26 years, Linda Taylor Higginbotham of Brooklet; twin sons and their wives, Kevin and Angela Higginbotham and Eric and Katie Higginbotham all of Jacksonville, Fla.; his step children Renee and Brian Callahan of Statesboro and Wendy Ivey of Brooklet; nine grandchildren, Ashley, Tyler, Taylor, Caitlyn, Hayden, Ethan, Cole, Kate and Lauren; his mother, Cora Lee Higginbotham of Yulee, Fla. and two brothers and sisters-in-law, Mike and Lois Higginbotham of Yulee and Tim and Lynn Higginbotham of Fernandina Beach, Fla.
The family will receive visitors on Monday from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. in the chapel of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home in Statesboro.
Funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. in the chapel with Bro. Jesse Wise officiating.
Interment will be in Bulloch Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Steve Bath, Wendell Freeman, Brian Callahan, Daniel Purcell, Bruce Purcell and Greg Futch.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Safe Haven, P.O. Box 2494, Statesboro, Ga. 30459. Friends may sign the online register book at www.joineranderson.com.
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of the arrangements.
Statesboro Herald, August 17, 2014
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Published in Statesboro Herald from Aug. 19 to Aug. 27, 2014