FORT WORTH — Jeff Higginbotham, 77, passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, after a lengthy illness.
Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, in Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Jeff was born Dec. 11, 1936, to the late R.J. and Naomi Higginbotham in Kopperl. He pursued electrical engineering at Texas A&M. Jeff retired after 41 years from General Dynamics/Lockheed as director of special projects. He spent several more years as a private consultant to other companies, including MegaRail.
Jeff was past master of Kopperl Masonic Lodge #292 and past district deputy grandmaster of the Grand Lodge of Texas and also a member of Scottish Rite.
Survivors: Loving wife of 50 years, DiDi Higginbotham; son, Jeff Lee Higginbotham; daughter, Heather Calicott and husband, Gary; beautiful grandchildren, Taylor, Paige, Dylan and Lyric; great-grandchildren, Avery and Nyomi; and many friends.
Brown, Owens & Brumley Funeral Directors
425 S. Henderson, 817-335-4557