Pickard Funeral Home
James C Hickman
(February 27, 1940 - March 26, 2013)
James Carlyle Hickman, of Stratford was born February 27, 1940 in Stratford, Oklahoma to Jack Carlyle and Minta Lee (Keel) Hickman. He passed away March 26, 2013 at his home in Stratford, Oklahoma at the age of 73 years and 29 days. He was a mechanical engineer for Hunt Enterprise, Dallas, Texas for many years and served our country in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of the Viet Nam era. He was married to Sharon Lynn (Denson) in Gainsville Texas on February 14, 1995. He spent his early life in Stratford, then young adult life in Dallas, Texas, then after retirment moved back to Stratford. He was a member of the Stratford Assembly of God, and a member of the Masonic Lodge #118 Stratford, Oklahoma. He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother Bruce.
Survived by his wife, Sharon, of the home Stratford; 1 son, Kevin, of the home Stratford; 3 daughters, Deborah Goebel & husband Paul, Grand Saline, TX; Laura Mannon, Athens, TX; Jackie Gibson & husband Alex, Pauls Valley, Ok.; 3 step children, John Woodruff & wife Patty, OKC; Miranda Wood & husband Jack, Ada, OK.; Dickie Woodruff, Eufaula, OK.; 2 brothers, William Hickman, Moore, OK.; Kevin Hooten, Cedar Hill, TX; 5 sister, Frieda Clark, Stratford, OK. sisters, Bobby Lee Warner, Stratford, OK.; Linda Sue Haw, Dallas, TX.; Karla Prasifka, Hutchins, TX; Tonya Hooten, Hutchins, TX; several grandchildren, and a small band of great-grandchildren
Pallbearers will be Albert Cervantes, Johnny Cervantes, Caleb Gobel, Tristen Wood, Billy Hickman,and Billy Jack Hickman
Services will be held Friday March 29, 2013 at 1:00 PM at the Assembly of God, in Stratford officiated by Rev. Charles Parker. Burial will be in Keel Cemetery, west of Stratford.