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Kenneth Higginbotham

September 12, 1947 — June 26, 2018

Port Barre- A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for, Kenneth "Hick" Higginbotham, on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Port Barre. Reverend Daniel Picard will officiate the Mass. Rite of Committal will follow in the church cemetery.

Hick, age 70, a resident of Port Barre, passed away on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was a proud member of Ducks Unlimited and the National Rifle Association. Hick was also a supporter for the American Cancer Society. He enjoyed spending time outdoors fishing, hunting and boating. Hick loved sitting by the campfire with a cold adult beverage while sharing stories with his family and friends. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends and all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his fiancé, Julie Lynn Thomas of Opelousas; son, Christopher James Higginbotham of Port Barre; daughter, Megan Avis Higginbotham Hale (Daniel) of Alexandria; brothers, Michael Joseph Higginbotham (Sharon) and Johnny Ray Higginbotham both of Opelousas; sisters, Pamela Higginbotham Devillier of Teague, TX, and Anna Higginbotham Davis (Jason) of Baton Rouge; and one grandchild, Sebastian Hale of Alexandria.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Leonce and Rena Fontenot Higginbotham; sister, Penny Higginbotham; sister-in-law, Sally Higginbotham; and brother-in-law, Larry Devillier.

The family requests visitation be held on Friday, June 29, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. in the Sibille Funeral Home in Port Barre. Reverend Daniel Picard will recite the rosary at 7:30 p.m. The funeral home will reopen on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.

Pallbearers will be Jason Stelly, Michael Higginbotham, Mikey Higginbotham, Keith Marks, Todd Grimmett and Harold "Scorpie" Woods.

Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Port Barre.

Visitation


Sibille Funeral Home
402 Saizan St.
Port Barre, LA  70577
Friday, June 29, 2018
3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Sibille Funeral Home
402 Saizan St.
Port Barre, LA  70577
Saturday, June 30, 2018
8:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.

Service


ROSARY SERVICE

Sibille Funeral Home
402 Saizan Avenue
Port Barre, LA  70577
Friday, June 29, 2018
7:30 p.m.

MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL

Sibille Funeral Home
402 Saizan Avenue
Port Barre, LA  70577
Saturday, June 30, 2018
11:00 am

Cemetery


Sacred Heart Cemetery
403 Saizan Avenue
Port Barre, LA  70577
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