Troy HigginbothamName: Troy Higginbotham
Date of Death: 06/25/2012
Age at death: 82
Military Service: US Air Force
Troy Lee Higginbotham, 82, Palmetto, died June 25, 2012.
Born in Prenter, WV he moved to Palmetto in 1989 from Pittsburg, PA. He served as a Veteran Staff Sergeant in the US Air Force during the Korean War, he attended Bethel Baptist Church.
He was a retired personnel manager for ConRail of Pittsburgh, PA, previously working for ConRail in Altoona, PA and Indianapolis, IN and also Penn Central in Cleveland, OH. He was a volunteer at Manatee memorial Hospital for 19 years, and for the AARP ''55 Alive Driving Course''.
Predeceased by parents, E.G. & Susie Higginbotham; brother, Gene; sister, Bea Cardwell; survived by wife of 33 years, Donna of Palmetto, FL; sons, Kevin (Debbie) Robison of Rockton, PA, Brian (Susan) Robison of Las Vegas, NV; granddaughters, Natalie & Madeline; nephew, Joseph Higginbotham of St. Albans, WV.
Visitation 10:00-11:00 A.M. with Services at 11:00 A.M. Friday June 29, 2012 at Bethel Baptist Church 18052 30th Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205.
Committal Service with Military Honors 2:30 P.M. at Sarasota National Cemetery 9810 State Road 72 Sarasota, FL 34241.
Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel 6041 43rd Street west, Bradenton, FL 34209 in charge.
I lieu of flowers Memorial Donations to the bell ringers at Bethel Baptist Church.