Joseph Moore Higginbotham, (The Turkey Man), age 96, of Dublin formerly of Richlands, peacefully went to Heaven on Wednesday, December 18, 2012. He was a life-long member of Richlands First Christian Church and lived a devoted Christian life. He graduated from Bluefield Business College and was a WWII Air Force Veteran. He was an enthusiastic businessman. He never met a stranger. He was a very loving and caring husband and father.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Dorothy and his son Joe Bill. Surviving to cherish his memory and words of wisdom are his daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Freddie Akers and his two beloved grandchildren Jonathan and Lee Anna Akers, all of Dublin. The family would like to give a special thank you to Dr. J. Knarr and to the staffs of Lewis Gale Pulaski Hospital and Pulaski Rehab for all their care and support.
There will be no visitation and services will be private. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice. The Higginbotham family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com.