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Richard M. Higginbotham, 76, of Lewisville, passed away Monday, March 23, 2020, at his home.

He was born in Spencer, West Virginia on Feb. 24, 1944, a son of the late Hollis and Greta Watkins Higginbotham.

He was a retired truck driver and was a member of the Calais Baptist Church, Calais.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and working on his tractor.

Surviving are his wife, Glenda Frazier Higginbotham, whom he married on July 10, 1965; one son, Robert Higginbotham, of the home; one sister, Irene Bradshaw, of North Carolina; two brothers, Burl (Dottie) Higginbotham, of Virginia, and Paul (Joyce) Higginbotham, of West Virginia; four grandchildren, Jessica, Brittany, Bobby and Brandon Higginbotham; one great-grandson, Weston Higginbotham; and several nieces and nephews.

Abiding with the State of Ohio recommendations for social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, a private visitation and funeral will be held for family only at Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield.

Burial will follow in the Stafford Cemetery, Stafford. Memorial contributions may be made to the Calais Baptist Church, c/o Building Fund, 29880 Miltonsburg-Calais Rd, Quaker City, OH 43773.