Mr. Arthur E. "Sonnie" Highfield, 88 of Taylor Mill Road, Maysville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, January 18, 2024, in the Fleming County Hospital at Flemingsburg, Kentucky. He was born May 21, 1935 in Macon, Ohio to the late Ralph and Ermalee Hornback Highfield.
Mr. Highfield was a farmer and landowner raising beef cattle and operating a dairy farm. He was a member of the Concord Christian Church where his family have been members for five generations. He enjoyed spending time with his family, restoring and collecting antique tractors and trucks. He also enjoyed attending antique machinery shows. He was a graduate of Tollesboro High School and was awarded the F.F.A. Kentucky Farmer Award.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Ralph Highfield and Richie Highfield.
Survivors include his wife Genevieve Logan Highfield whom he married June 9, 1956. One daughter, Libby Parker and her husband Randy of Maysville. Two grandchildren, Amber and Eric, three great-grandchildren: Destiny and her husband Lucas, Gracie and E. J., also a Great-granddaughter Ivy and several nieces and nephews.
Private family services will be conducted in the chapel of the Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Flemingsburg with Brother Willie Martin officiating.
Burial will follow in the Wedonia Cemetery.
Family members will serve as pall bearers.
In lieu of flowers contributions are suggested to go to Concord Christian Church C/O Lynda Polley 12913 W Kentucky 8 Vanceburg, Kentucky 41179.
The Michael R. Gray Funeral Home, 405 South Main Cross Street, Flemingsburg, Kentucky is caring for all arrangements for Mr. Arthur E. "Sonnie" Highfield.