Paul B Higdon

September 13, 1925May 1, 2018

Paul B. Higdon, 92, of Sarasota, Florida passed away on May 1, 2018. Paul was born on September 13, 1925 in El Paso, TX to the late Leo and Louisa (Chavez) Higdon. Paul received his Bachelor of Science degree from Loyola University in Chicago and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.

He served as Signalman in the United States Navy from April, 20, 1943 to March 18, 1946 and retired as an Executive Vice President in the insurance industry. Paul was a member of the Woodland Community Church, Lakewood Ranch, FL.

Paul is survived by his wife, Marjorie L. Grady Higdon; brother, Joseph Higdon; son, Paul Higdon "The Younger" (Linda); daughter, Nancy Higdon Musgrave (Paul); grandchildren, Lars C. Higdon (Brieanna Nieto), Nils D. Higdon, Paul H. Musgrave (Layking Chang) and David H. Musgrave.

Visitation will be held Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Wiegand Brothers Funeral Home, 7454 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, May 11, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial service will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Sarasota National Cemetery with military honors.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.


  • Visitation Thursday, May 10, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 11, 2018
  • Graveside Service Friday, May 11, 2018

Paul B Higdon

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