Martin J. Higginbotham, 89, passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2019. Born in Keavy, Kentucky, Martin was the son of the late Robert and Flora Higginbotham. Martin worked for various companies during his working career. He loved be outdoors, fishing, hunting, and gardening. He also enjoyed watching WWE Wrestling, playing checkers and spending time with his family. Surviving are his daughter, Lynda (David) Collins, Nancy Silva-Panjwani; grandchildren, Stephanie (Adam) Eifrid, Susan (Brent Dasher) Hamm, Samantha Saylor, Sandi (Robert Krueger) Spallinger, Sharon (Brian) Oakerson, Scott Collins, Amy Miller; 17 great-grandchildren; 1 great great grandson; sisters, Mary Ada Fields, and Edna Parhan. Martin was preceded in death by his wife Naomi Higginbotham; children, Virginia Scribner, Steve Higginbotham; grandson, Greg Jones; 5 brothers, and 3 sisters. Service is 11 am, Monday, November 25, 2019 at FairHaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 6557 N. Clinton Street with calling one hour prior. Calling also Sunday, November 24, 2019 at the funeral home from 2 pm to 4 pm. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana.