Randy Wayne Higginbotham, 56, of Spring City,
died Wednesday, February 17, 2010 in Cocoa Beach, Fla.
Mr. Higginbotham was born in Miami,
Florida on April 14, 1953, the son of Rebecca Leigh Higginbotham and the late Morterman Braxton
Higginbotham. He graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in
Building Construction. He was employed by TVA for over 30 years and held various positions
within the organization. Mr. Higginbotham was a Senior Labor Relations Consultant upon
his retirement in December, 2009 and had previously served as Human Resource Manager. He was a
member of the First Baptist Church of Spring City.
Survivors include his wife, Norma Sue
Higginbotham of Spring City; his mother, Rebecca Leigh Higginbotham of Spring City; brothers Dennis
Higginbotham of Spring City, Grady L. (Deborah) Higginbotham of Duluth, Ga., and Arthur C. (Abbe)
Higginbotham of Orlando, Fla.; nephews, Craig Higginbotham and Daren B. Higginbotham; nieces,
Jillian Higginbotham, Cassidy Higginbotham and Kate Mayfield; and step-daughter, Irene (Michael S.)
Erwin of Decatur, Tenn.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m. at the First
Baptist Church of Spring City with Rev. Brian Price officiating. Burial will follow at Foster
Cemetery in Niota, Tenn.
The family will receive friends Saturday, Feb. 20, from 6 p.m. to
8:30 p.m. at Vaughn Funeral Home.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers,
donations be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. or the First Baptist Church of
Spring City Building Fund, P. O. Box 127, Spring City, TN 37381.
Vaughn Funeral Home of
Spring City is in charge of arrangements.