Keith D. Higginbotham

Published 10:15 am Thursday, March 23, 2017

KELFORD, NC – Keith Douglas Higginbotham, age 62, of Kelford, passed away on March 20, 2017 at his home.

Mr. Higginbotham was born in Kanawha County, WV on August 16, 1954, a son of the late George and Edith Johnson Higginbotham. Keith was a member of Kelford Baptist Church and an Army veteran. He worked as supply clerk for Perdue as long as his heath permitted. Keith will be greatly missed by his family and friends.


Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife, Sheila Ireland Higginbotham; a son, Roland Liverman and wife, Lindsey of Greenville, SC; a daughter, Theresa Upton and husband, Ray of Elizabeth City, NC; a brother, David Higginbotham of Lewiston-Woodville, NC; two grandsons, Blake Liverman, and Dylan Liverman; and three granddaughters, Brooke Liverman, Trinity Liverman, and Pressley Liverman.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 1:00 pm at Kelford Baptist Church, Kelford, NC, with Rev. Doug Spivey officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society directly or you may donate online by visiting, then type Keith Higginbotham.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Higginbotham family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting