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Willis "Bill" D. Hickman
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Obituary for Willis "Bill" D. Hickman

Willis "Bill" D. Hickman, 82, of Lafayette, passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018.

He was born on June 4, 1935 in Lafayette to the late Floyd and Agnes (Roberts) Hickman.

Bill graduated from Oxford High School in 1953.

On April 23, 1960, he married Anna C. Bails in Mulberry and she survives.

Bill was an electrician for IBEW 668 where he worked for Long Electric and Twin City Electric for over 30 years. He then went to work for Purdue University at the power plant for 10 years before retiring.

He was a member of the Lafayette Elks # 143 in West Lafayette, the Moose Lodge #7 in Frankfort, and the Eagles Aerie #347 in Lafayette.

Bill enjoyed fishing, playing poker, going on fishing trips, the Green Bay Packers, hunting, horse races, and his Lincoln Town Cars.

Surviving are his wife, Anna Hickman of Lafayette; his children, Troy D. (Elaine) Hickman of Lafayette and Kolleen (Howard Jr.) Wooten of King, NC; his grandchildren, Riley Hickman and Kolton (fiancée Stephanie Howard) Hughes; step grandchildren, Nathan (Jill) Wooten and Ashley (Greg) Leeber; and sister-in-law, Karen Hickman of Fair Oaks, CA.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, James R. Hickman and Richard N. Hickman and sister-in-law, Shirley Hickman.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Fisher Funeral Chapel. Services will be held on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Fisher Funeral Chapel with Pastor Stan Sutton officiating. Burial will be in Tippecanoe Memory Gardens.

Memorial donations may be made to Oxford Federated Church or the Lafayette YMCA in loving memory of Bill. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fisher Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services - Lafayette

914 Columbia
Lafayette, IN 47901





10:30 AM
Fisher Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services - Lafayette

914 Columbia
Lafayette, IN 47901

Cemetery Details


Tippecanoe Memory Gardens Cemetery

1718 West 350 North
West Lafayette, in 47906


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