Michael Wayne Higginbotham, 59, of Ft. Pierce, FL, passed away Friday, March 26, 2021.

He was born Feb. 23, 1962, in Parkersburg, WV, a son of Betty Jo Cobb and Burl W. Higginbotham.  He worked as an LPN for Midway Specialty Care Center, Fort Pierce, for many years.  He enjoyed helping others, both professionally and personally, was a devout Jeopardy fan and loved playing pranks on people.

Surviving are his siblings, Crystal Burwell (Mark) of West Virginia, Debby Felder of Florida and Steven Higginbotham of West Virginia; nephew, Craig (Carrie); niece, Joscelyne Dominguez (Gabe); great-nephews, Hunter Burwell, Seth Cronin, Drew Cronin, Elijah Dominguez and Owen Dominguez; and lifelong friend, Jeffery Chambers.

Visitation was held Monday, March 29, at Yates Funeral Home, Fort Pierce.