Wayne Hickman Jr.

November 26, 2018

Wayne W. Hickman Jr., 78, of Watseka, passed away Thursday (Nov. 22, 2018) at Sheldon Healthcare Center.

He was born June 22, 1940, in Rensselaer, Ind., the son of Wayne W. Sr. and Elizabeth K. (Polen) Hickman. His parents preceded him in death. Wayne married Elaine M. Easter, in Iroquois, on June 24, 1962. She survives.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Wayne (Tammy) Hickman III, of Watseka, and Rob (Michelle) Hickman, of Watseka; two grandchildren, Zachary and Vanysah; one step-granddaughter, Ashley Hall; one step-great-granddaughter, Eden Felts; and one sister, Patricia (Bill) Tucker, of Watseka.

Wayne worked at Iroquois Insurance for many years as a stockbroker and financial adviser. He loved bowling, fishing and woodworking. Wayne also was the 1958 Iroquois County pole vault champion.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, also at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka.

Memorials may be made to Lewy Body Dementia or Iroquois Memorial Hospice.

Please sign his online guestbook at knappfuneralhomes.com.


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