Mr. Hickman was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Ollie Smith and Ethel Estelle Seagroves Hickman. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Anne Hickman of Lewisburg; one stepson, Clay McCool of Shelbyville; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; six sisters, Connie Carter, Billie Marie Puryear, Kay Goats, Edna (Jimmy) Inabnitt, Betty Barron, and Kathy Skinner, all of Lewisburg; five brothers, Jerry (Georgia) Hickman of Mt. Pleasant, Robert (Margret) Hickman of Columbia, Larry Hickman of Lewisburg, Eddie Hickman of Cornersville, and Wayne Hickman of Lewisburg; several nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, from the chapel of London Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Lone Oak Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will begin on Friday from 5 until 8 p.m. and continue on Saturday until the funeral hour.
London Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.