Donald George Highberger, 70, of Cherokee Village died July 29, 2003, at Regional Medical Center of NEA in Jonesboro.
Born Oct. 3, 1932, in Independence, Mo., he was the son of Bernard and Gertrude Highberger. He married Ruth Mae Henson Dec. 5, 1963. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was of the Catholic faith, and was retired from Boeing McDonnell-Douglas as an electrician.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Mae Highberger of the home; two daughters -- Susan Marie Grooms of Cherokee Village, and Gail Ann Frazier of Appling, Ga.; eight stepgrandchildren; and 13 stepgreat-grandchildren.
No service is planned at this time.
Arrangements are under the direction of Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel of Highland.