Clovis Dunn Higginbotham
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PULLMAN, WASH. - Clovis Dunn Higginbotham died on May 5, 2014, his 88th birthday, in Pullman, WA after a brief illness.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Martha Kerby Higginbotham; daughter, Claudia Delgado of Pullman, married to Carmelo; son, Toby Higginbotham of Houston, married to Janie; and grandson, Garrett Higginbotham of Houston.
As a Marine in WWII, he was awarded the Purple Heart for injuries sustained on Iwo Jima. He was a 1951 graduate of Texas A&M and was a proud A&M football fan.
Clovis and Martha lived in Lafayette for over 40 years. He was in the oil service industry and owned Louisiana Wireline, Inc. He was an avid golfer at Oak Bourne Country Club, he was a member of First Presbyterian Church, and he volunteered for Meals on Wheels.
His children will honor him at a private memorial service in Pullman.
Published in the The Advertiser from May 10 to May 11, 2014