Clarence Gilman Hickman Obituary

Clarence Gilman Hickman

Clarence Gilman Hickman, 72, of 234 East Greene Street, Waynesburg, died at 3:15 a.m. Friday, August 14, 1970, in Greene County Memorial Hospital. He had been in his usual health but was seriously ill for the past few days.

He was born April 22, 1898, at Millsboro, a son of Lindsey M. and Cora Fordyce Hickman. His wife, [Mary] Marthens Hickman, whom he married December 25, 1926, survives.

With the exception of his early life in Oak Forest, Mr. Hickman spent practically all of his life in Waynesburg, where he was an elder in the First Presbyterian Church and a past noble grand of Waynesburg Lodge 469 IOOF. He was also a member of the Waynesburg Sportsmen's Club.

He was a retired employee of the Peoples Natural Gas Company of Waynesburg, having retired July 1, 1960, after 42 years of service. During World War I, while Mr. Hickman was attending Waynesburg College, he was a member of the Student Army Training Corps.

Surviving in addition to his wife are one daughter, Joy, wife of Dr. W. Kennedy Upham, of College Station, Texas; one son, Floyd R. Hickman, of Mitchell, S. D.; four grandsons, Mark and Alan Hickman and Bruce and Stephen Upham; two sisters, Mrs. Glenn (Faye) Brewer, of Waynesburg; and Mrs. Clyde (Helen) Seaman, of Washington; two brothers, Frank, of Washington; and Paul F., of Greene Castle; and several nieces and nephews.

An infant sister is deceased and a brother, Floyd, was killed in World War I.

Funeral services were held Monday with burial in Greene County Memorial Park.

Newspaper obituary, date and source unknown (Greene County, PA)

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