William A. “Bill” Hickman, Sr, 78 of Clintonville, passed away on August 31, 2020 at UPMC Jameson in New Castle. Bill was born in Dubois on December 29, 1941 to the late Joseph and Martha (Oyler) Hickman. He was a graduate of Plum High School and went on to serve his Country in the United States Marine Corps.
Bill worked as a maintenance foreman at PPG for many years and was active in the Renton fire department as a firefighter, chief, and EMT. He loved fishing and going to various flea markets. He enjoyed woodworking and starting building projects. He was Catholic by faith and was a member of St. Januarius Church in Plum. Most of all he loved his family, especially his grandchildren.
Bill is survived by his children, William “Bill” Hickman Jr. and wife Shanon of Irwin, and Mindy Maxwell and husband Scott of Millbrook, grandchildren Kelcie Maxwell and companion Alex, Jamie Maxwell, and Wyatt Maxwell, great-grandson Parker Maxwell, step-grandchildren Bailey Markovich, and Bret and Brooke Macrania, sisters Jane and husband Louie, and Linda and husband Floyd, sister-in-law Joan Hickman, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by the mother of his children and friend, Darlene Hickman, siblings Edwin, Joseph, Kirby, Joanne, Shirley, Jack, Wanda, and Walt, and brother-in-law and best friend Eugene Stefanovich.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Black Funeral Home of Stoneboro, 99 Franklin Street, where family and friends are welcome from 12-2 pm on Friday, September 4. A funeral service will follow visitation at 2 pm with the Rev. Beth Creekpaum, officiating. Full Military Honors will be rendered by the V.E.T.S. Honor Guard.
Interment will take place in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.BlackFuneralHomes.net