Fred H. Higginbotham III, 74, of St. Marys passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at his residence.

Born June 27, 1941, in Jacksonville, Fla., he was the son of the late Fred H. Higginbotham Jr. and the late Edith Hernandez Higginbotham. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Dennis McMillan.

A lifelong resident of Camden County, he was a 1959 graduate of Camden County High School, played all varsity sports and a member of the Wildcat Quarterback Club. He was a 1963 graduate of Georgia Southern University where he received his bachelor's degree. Mr. Higginbotham retired from Gilman Paper Company with 39 years of service. He was an avid fisherman, gardener, trapper and loved football.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 4, at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys  with Pastor Devin Schultz officiating.

Survivors include his son, John Higginbotham (Tina), and daughter, Lisa Higginbotham Torres (Pete) both of Kingsland; brother, Johnny Higginbotham; sisters, Dianne Chapple and Nell Warren; two grandchildren, Joshua Degen and Josey Higginbotham; several nieces and nephews.

Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

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