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Robert A. Hickman

August 10, 1921 January 21, 2018
Robert A. Hickman
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Robert A. Hickman, 96 of Chatham, Ohio passed away Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 at his home following a declining period of health.
He was born Aug. 10, 1921 in Flat Rock, Alabama to John Carl and Jennie Pearl Hickman.
His family moved to Tennessee where he grew up and graduated from Decatur High School.
He served in the U.S. Army Cavalry at Ft. Oglethorpe Georgia, and later with the 923rd Field Artillery Battalion in the Asiatic Pacific Theater during WWII.
Following his military service, he married Doris June Pierce in 1946. They moved to Cleveland, Ohio in 1953, later residing in Brunswick before moving to Chatham in 1967.
Mr. Hickman was an accomplished musician having mastered a number of instruments which included the banjo, guitar, fiddle, mandolin, piano, and harmonica.
He retired to farming after being employed as a bookkeeper for General Motors in Cleveland for 20 years.
The family would like to thank Heartland Hospice for their care.
Surviving are
Daughter, Jennie D. Shadley of Chatham
Son, Randall (Airlene) Hickman of Mansfield
Grandchildren, Reid, Rachel, and Andrew Hickman
Shawn, Derek, and Colin (Jessica) Stutz
Great-Grandchildren, Jeffrey, Shea, C.J., and Evelyn
Step Grandchildren, Erwin, Dodie, and David
He was preceded in death by his wife Doris, granddaughter Sonja, sister Kathleen Allen, and brother Lester Hickman.
Graveside Services with military honors will be held Thursday, Jan. 25, at 11 AM at Chatham Cemetery in Chatham, Ohio.
Pastor Paul Hostetler will officiate.
Online condolences may be shared at www.parkerfuneralhomes.com .
Arrangements by Parker Funeral Home, Lodi, OH (330-948-1122).


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Graveside Service

Thursday

25

Jan

11:00 AM 1/25/2018 11:00:00 AM
Chatham Cemetery

State Route 83
Chatham, OH 44275

Chatham Cemetery
State Route 83 Chatham 44275 OH
United States
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