Biography: Shawn D. Higginbotham, 36 of Bucyrus passed away on Thursday June 2, 2016 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus, his death was unexpected. Shawn was born Oct. 26, 1979 in Galion to David and Deb (Rodgers) Higginbotham who survive in Bucyrus. He was married June 10, 2004 to Danielle Lynn (Belcher) Higginbotham who preceded him in death on Oct. 30, 2008. He was also preceded in death by aunt Berny Morris, uncle Glen R. Rodgers, and maternal grandparents Rosie and William Rodgers.
In addition to his parents, Shawn is survived by sons William Gabriel and Brody James Higginbotham; sister Stacy Higginbotham of Bucyrus; niece and nephew Alexis Malone and Braylon Wells; aunts and uncles Evelyn (Bo) Shope; Charlie (Shirley), Harold (Pam), Billy (Doug) Rodgers; Mary (Clarence) Skidmore, Robin (Richard) Hetler, and Derrick (Trisha) Higginbotham, Father and Mother in law Vickie and Jim Ruttman of Bucyrus; and very special cousins.
Shawn lived his entire life in Bucyrus and graduated from Bucyrus High School in 1998. He last worked as a cabinet maker at Village Woodcrafters. Shawn had many special friends from High School where he was active in school sports. He was a fan of the Bengals and Ohio State Buckeyes. Most of all, Shawn enjoyed spending time with his boys and following their sports activities.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday at 1:00 pm in the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home with burial to follow in Oakwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm. Expressions of sympathy can be left at www.munzpirnstill.com