BERTRAM (HIGGY) HIGGINBOTHAM 85 DIED
September 28,2006 in Norwalk California. Born April 23, 1921 in Oak Park Illinois to Mack Kay Higginbotham of Arkansas and Grace Truman Voyles of Kansas. Was an honor student at Anderson High School in Anderson Indiana. Joined the US Army and served as Tech 5 Grade Medical Core and was a Pear Harbor Survivor. Moved to Los Angeles in 1943 Graduated with Honors from University of Southern California.He Married LaVon Johnson in 1972, the love of his life. They entertained and volunteered for many service clubs in the Maywood area. He was a great singer and always had a joke to tell. He retired from the US Postal Service after 27 years. He was a generous man and a strong supporter of our environment and many other charity organizations. He wished to bid farewell to his friends at Casa Mobile Home Park in Bell Gardens and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2830. He is survived by his Brother and wife Bill and Olivia Higginbotham his nieces Diane Diyorio, Jeannette Higginbotham, Grace Forman, and Mary Lawrence. His Brother Mack Kay Higginbotham's wife Jeanne Higginbotham and niece Linda Higginbotham Leftwich of Bloomington, Indiana. Open Burial Services will be held at Inglewood Park Cemetery 3803 W. Manchester Blvd Inglewood CA on October 5th at 11:00AM.