Frank W. Hickey, 75 year old Woodward County resident, died Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at his home south of Woodward. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, June 4, 2018 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Ken McKinley officiating. Burial will follow in the Vonton Cemetery.
Frank Willard Hickey was born November 28, 1942 in Woodward, Oklahoma; he was the son of Lester Eugene and Eva Louise (Wyatt) Hickey. Frank grew up in Woodward and attended Woodward schools. He was a cook in the Army Reserves for a few years. Frank worked as a brick layer, a welder, on rigs in the oilfield, and a farmer.
He was united in marriage to Alva Marie Brumley on January 4, 1978 in Woodward, Oklahoma. They made their home south of Woodward and have lived there since that time.
Frank was raised in the Trinity Lutheran Church.
Frank enjoyed fishing, hunting, but most of all he loved his children and grandchildren. The best times of his life were spent with his wife, children, and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife Alva Marie Hickey of the home; three sons: Jimmy Martin, Frankie Hickey and wife Dedra, Dennis Sears and wife Lana; three daughters: Brenda Ann Martin and husband Michael, Debbie Marie Chill, Regina Dean Chill; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; one brother Louis Hickey and wife Mary Ann; one sister Beverly Hartzell and husband Elvin Lee; other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, infant sister Peggy Colleen, one son, Lester Lee Hickey, grandson, Dusty Martin and brother-in-law Everett Chance.
Remembrances may be shared online at www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com
Published on June 1, 2018