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Jack Higginbotham

November 7, 1934 — August 25, 2015

Jack Arnold Higginbotham, 80, of Grandfalls, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at his residence. He was born November 7, 1934 in San Antonio to Arnold and Loma (Caraway) Higginbotham.

He moved to Grandfalls in 1946 where he remained for the rest of his life. He retired from El Paso Natural Resources in 1991 after 35 years. Jack enjoyed working in his shop where he'd fix cars and later lawnmowers. He enjoyed the Dallas Cowboys and had fond memories from his visit to Cowboy Stadium. He loved the city of Grandfalls and volunteered much of his time to helping the city and people in it. He was a dedicated Grandfalls-Royalty football fan and hardly ever missed a game.

Jack is survived by his wife, Pamela Higginbotham of Grandfalls; sons, Toby Higginbotham and Kelly Higginbotham, both of Odessa; daughters, Kerry Stennett and Kimberly Randalph, both of Austin; sisters, Billie Jo Higgins of Athens and Doris Turrentine of Georgetown; 6 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.

Viewing will be Thursday, August 27, 2015 from 10 AM - 8 PM at Harkey Funeral Home. The family will receive friends for visitation from 5 - 7 PM. Funeral services will be Friday, August 28, 2015 at 10 AM at First Baptist Church in Grandfalls with David Tucker officiating. Interment will follow at Tamarisk Cemetery. Larry Hunt, Don Burney, Edward Acosta, J. D. Stocks, Clay Wristen, and "Junebug" Dominguez will serve as pallbearers.

Although flowers are welcome, those wishing to make contributions may do so to the J.D. Witcher Scholarship Fund, Box 10, Grandfalls, TX 79742.

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