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Leroy Higginbotham

June 21, 1924 — October 11, 2023

Leroy Higginbotham

Funeral Services for Mr. Leroy Higginbotham, 99, of Monroe, LA, will be 3:00 PM, Friday, October 27, 2023, at Loch Arbor Baptist Church with Rev. Andy Myrick and Rev. William Sikes officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Loch Arbor Baptist Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home Monroe.

 

Mr. Higginbotham was born June 21, 1924 and passed away on October 11, 2023. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps. Mr. Higginbotham retired from General Motors.

 

He is preceded in death by his first wife, Wallene Delowes Higginbotham; second wife, Patsy Ann Meeks Higginbotham; son, Terry Orlando Higginbotham; and five siblings, Sallie Fletcher, James “Ben” Higginbotham, Harry V. Higginbotham, and August Higginbotham .

 

Survivors include his son, Forrest Eugene “Lee” Higginbotham (Toni); step-son, Randy O’Neal (Lisa); step-daughter, Kaye Lee (Philip); 11 grandchildren; Terry Lee Higginbotham, Catrina “Tina” Williams, Joseph “Joey” Higginbotham, Kristen Brush, Celeste St Cyr, Cindy Lynn Carnes, Justin Higginbotham, Corey Lee, Chad Lee, Chris O'Neal, and Katie Morace; numerous great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; sister, Vivian Christine Crain; half-brother, John “Hickory Nut” “Sonny Boy” Smith; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many special friends.  

 

Pallbearers will be Joseph Higginbotham, Jeff Carnes, Coby Carnes, Ronald Parker, Dennis Matlock, and Rick Harper,

 

Visitation will be from 1:30 PM until 3:00 PM Friday, October 27, 2023, at Loch Arbor Baptist Church.

 

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Elara Caring Hospice and Always Best Care for all of their services.

 

Memorials may be made to Loch Arbor Baptist Church.

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, October 27, 2023

1:30 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Loch Arbor Baptist Church, Swartz

3960 LA-139, Monroe, LA 71203

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Funeral Service

Friday, October 27, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Loch Arbor Baptist Church, Swartz

3960 LA-139, Monroe, LA 71203

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Interment

Friday, October 27, 2023

Loch Arbor Baptist Church Cemetery

3960 Highway 139, Monroe, LA 71203

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