2018-12-05 / Obituaries

Bob Hightower


Robert LeSueur “Bob” Hightower, 73, Blakely, Ga., passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Blakely, Ga., at the home of his sister-in-law, Mary Jo Hightower.

Mr. Hightower was born Aug. 13, 1945, in Cuthbert, Ga., to the late Hilton Echols Hightower Sr. and Thelma Duke Hightower. He graduated high school at Culver Military Academy in Culver Indiana and graduated from the University of Georgia in 1963. He was a self-employed real estate investor and he was of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include a niece, Amy Hightower Dent and Joe of Albany, Ga.; a nephew, Hilton E. Hightower III and Elizabeth of Tallahassee, Fla.; and a sister-in-law, Mary Jo Hightower of Blakely.

A graveside service was held Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Crossroads Cemetery in Damascus, Ga. His niece, Amy Hightower Dent, led the service and other family members and friends were requested to say a few words about their friendship with Bob.

Manry-Jordan- Hodges Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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