BARTOW - Joseph "Joe" Hightower, age 86, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013 @ his home due to cancer.
Joe was born in Graceville, FL, on October 20, 1926. He worked for US Agrichemical for over 32 years and retired as a master electrician and electrical supervisor.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Evelyn and children Brenda (Mike) Ray, Sheryl (Jerry) Faulkner, Sandra Jo (Bob) Nicholas, James M. (Eileen) and David H. (Sandy) Hightower, 18 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren, a sister Betty Bristow. He was predeceased by a sister WillieRuth Cope.
Funeral service is Friday March 8th, 10am at Ott-Laughlin at Glen Abbey, with visitation Thursday from 6-8 at the funeral home.
Condolences to the family @ www.ott-laughlin.com