Donald K. Higginbotham

October 21, 1938February 10, 2015
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Mr. Donald K. Higginbotham, 76 of Katy passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at The Methodist Hospital surrounded by his family. After serving in the United States Armed Forces, Don began his career in banking which led to many years of experience in management, operation, administration, accounting, and training with various domestic and international companies. He was the manager of administration for Fortis Alliance; an international trading company. He was a member of Grace Fellowship United Methodist Church and a former member of First Methodist Church - Houston. He served as Lay Leader, President of the Adelphi Sunday school class, various church committees, and taught numerous Sunday school classes. Don never met a stranger, he loved people and people loved him. Don was preceded in death by his parents J.C. and Eunice Griswold Higginbotham, two sisters, Lorece Ozment Rainey and Billy Jean Bussell. He is survived by his wife of 42 years Myra Malone HIgginbotham of Katy, Texas, one daughter, Dallas Higginbotham Stanberry and husband Tyron Stanberry of Houston, two grandsons, Remington Stanberry of Los Angeles ,California and Colten Stanberry of Waco, Texas, one sister Helen Higginbotham Foote of Hamburg, Arkansas and two brothers, Phillip Higginbotham of Bentonville Arkansas and James Higginbotham of Crossett, Arkansas and a host of nieces and nephews.


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August 30, 2015

Myra, Dallas and Family,

I'm so very sorry to hear of your loss. Don always had a smile on his face and a kind word for anyone he encountered. What a privledge to not only have known him, but you and Dallas as well. Im thankful that the good Lord allowed our paths to cross back in 1979 at Daniel Radiator Myra! My love and prayers to you......asking God to give you peace and comfort that only HE can do.

With Sympathy,

Cathy Harris Kendall

March 3, 2015

Myra and Dallas, We just heard of Don's passing this morning.We are so sorry but just knowing Don was a gift! May God comfort you both at this time of great loss. We are certain Don is enjoying the beauty of Heaven with our Lord. Our love to you and all the family.

Jim and Mary Jane Sinclair

Billy King

February 20, 2015

To the family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all in this difficult time. I hope that you find comfort with the many memories you shared with Don over the years. Although he is gone from this earth he will remain in your hearts forever. May God bless each of you and your families. (Don and I were classmates at Hamburg High)

February 13, 2015

Dallas, I am terribly sorry about your loss. Your Dad was so much fun when we were in high school. I always loved staying at your house and being around your parents. My prayers for your family go out to you Dallas, Sincerely, Kristen Moleski

Sarah, Misa & The Boys Santillana

February 13, 2015

Don, thank you for everything. You were a true inspiration and we are honored and blessed to have you in our lives. You have been a great friend and mentor. I will forver have you in my heart. I will miss you always and am forever grateful to have been taught by the best! May God Bless you.

Our deepest sympathy goes to the family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Bob Hall

February 13, 2015

Don and I were classmates in Hamburg , Arkansas. He was a great guy and my prayers and thoughts are with you. Bob Hall

Yuki Matsunaga

February 12, 2015

Don, thank you so much for everything you have done for FORTIS. Your humanity and attitude have influenced everybody and built a cornerstone that made our company's success and growth possible. You will be missed and remembered forever with us.

My deepest sympathy goes to the family.

Chanda & LaCretia / Accesso Services

February 12, 2015

We are so sorry to hear of your loss and pray for you and your family. May God bless and give you comfort.

Kenneth Wright

February 12, 2015

You have my deepest sympathies. I pray for you, your family and your father.

Kenny Wright

May Villarreal

February 12, 2015

My deepest sympathy to the family. Don, you will always be in my prayers, I will always remember your smiles and laughter.