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Charles “Charlie” Cruise Higginbotham

Charles “Charlie” Cruise Higginbotham 69 years old of Bloomsdale, MO died Thursday, September 14, 2023 at his home in Bloomsdale, MO.

He was born July 3, 1954 in St. Louis, MO.

He is survived by Daughter, Madeline (husband Kyle) Fallert of Kansas City, formerly of Bloomsdale, MO; Sisters, Mary “Tina” Winebaugh, Joyce Meier, Gail Simpson; Many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by Wife, Cynthia M. (Bauman) Higginbotham; Father, Wendell Higginbotham; Mother, Doris (Livingston) Higginbotham; Two Brothers, Wendell “Lee” Higginbotham, Richard “Rick” Higginbotham.

There will be a Graveside Service at St. Lawrence Cemetery on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 3:00 pm. with Deacon Jim Basler officiating.

Celebration of Life will follow the graveside service around 4 pm on Thursday, September21, 2023 at KC Hall in Bloomsdale, MO.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to family use for funeral expenses.

Charlie was a member of Knights of Columbus in Bloomsdale. He enjoyed driving and traveling for Husky Trailways. Later on, he was also a proud driver for Fallert Bus Service. Charlie was an avid fisherman and loved cooking and baking for all.

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