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F. Donald Higdon

wholesale food distributor

F. Donald Higdon, American wholesale food distributor. Named Kentucky Colonel, 1975. Member Paducah Chamber of Commerce; Member of Rotary Club.


Higdon, F. Donald was born on January 16, 1932 in Fancy Farm, Kentucky, United States. Son of Ollie Francis and Maurene Elizabeth (Hobbs) Higdon.


Graduate, Air Force Missile Propellant School, 1963.


Enlisted United States Air Force, 1951, advanced through graded to chief master sergeant, retired, 1971. President, general manager Higdon Food Service, Paducah, Kentucky, since 1971. Vice president Pya/Monarch, Greenville, South Carolina, Citizen Bank & Trust Company, Paducah, since 1983.


Member Paducah Chamber of Commerce. Member of Rotary Club.


Married Donna Jean Townsend, April 2, 1954. Children: Scott Wayne, Kerry Lynn.