Highland News Leader

James Hickam, 67

James Arthur Hickam, 67, of Mulberry Grove died on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015 in Mulberry Grove.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 23 at Herr Funeral Home in Collinsville. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 24 at Herr Funeral Home in Collinsville, with the Rev. Greg Pratt officiating. Burial will be in Lake View Memorial Gardens in Fairview Heights.

He was born on Aug. 10, 1948 in Collinsville to Ernest and Marie (Potter) Hickam.

Mr. Hickam retired from Ford Motor Co. after 37 years of service. He was a member of the Moose Lodge.

Survivors include his fiancee, Baerbel Long of Mulberry Grove; a son, James (Mandi) Hickam of Pocahontas; daughters, Sheila (Billy)Pickens-Hickam of Pocahontas and Shelly Hickam of Anderson, Ind.; grandchildren, Hanna Dill, Austin Hickam, Hunter Geissert, Logan Loney, Jamie Hickam, Haylee Meeler, Faith Hickam and Finley White; brothers, Milford (Pat) Hickam of Omaha, Neb., Ernest (Pat) Hickam Jr. of Arkansas, Harold (Wanda) Hickam of Miami, Okla., and Earl Hickam of Bunker Hill; sisters, Myra (Howard) Sams of Maryville and Donna May (Joel) Witte of Hickory, Ky.; and a sister-in-law, Linda Hickam of Collinsville.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Bill Hickam; and sisters, Mary Logan, Peggy Doyle, Gertrude Sullens and Minnie Pritchett.

Memorials may be made to the family.