Donald Lee Hickman, Sr.
October 04, 1944 - February 04, 2023
Obituary For Donald Lee Hickman, Sr.
Donald Lee Hickman, Sr., (lovingly known as “Don”) age 78 of Jacksonville, NC passed away peacefully in the early morning of Saturday, February 4, 2023. Don was born on October 4, 1944 in Kendallville, IN to the late William Arthur and Bonita Murphy Hickman. Also preceding Don in death is a sister, Shirley Guenther.
Don is survived by his loving and faithful wife of 49 years, Cynthia Hickman; sons, Kevin Hickman and wife Kari of Hudson, MI; Donald Lee II and wife Andrea of Parma, MI; Joel Hickman of Charleston, SC; Daughter, Anjali Belknap and husband Ryan of Jacksonville, NC; grandchildren, Jared (Sarah) and Alexa Hickman, and Grayson Belknap, and great grandaughter, Iris Hickman.
Don was a loving husband, father, grandfather brother and friend. He served his country as a parachute trooper, stationed at Fort Bragg, NC.
He loved working in his garden and shared his carpentry skills with all those he loved. He was actively involved in service to his home church through video ministry and Awana. He was a member of Kellum Baptist Church at the time of his passing. He will be missed here on earth but he is rejoicing in Heaven with his Savior.
There are no services scheduled at this time.
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It is the honor of Johnson Funeral Home, Jacksonville Chapel, to serve the Hickman family.
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