A daughter, Katherine Lucy Hightower, was born at 3:55 a.m. March 15, 2020, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, to Robert J. and Samantha Ann (Smith) Hightower II of Russia.
Maternal grandparents are Patrick and Carla Smith of Hilliard. Maternal great-grandparents are Tom and Connie Kemp of Dublin.
Paternal grandparents are Todd and Colleen Carr of Troy. Paternal great-grandparents are Rod and Mary Alice Paxson of Fairborn.