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Arthur E. Hickey, 85
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Arthur E. Hickey, 85, of Cookeville died Saturday, Dec. 3, at NHC Healthcare of Cookeville.
Arthur was born Tuesday, Oct. 6, 1931 in Silver Point, and was one of 13 children born to the late James “Sam” Hickey and the late Alma (Coleman) Hickey.
He was a loving father, grandfather, and brother. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed mending things that were broken, and was an expert handyman, and mechanic. He worked as a journeyman pipe fitter.
He is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Earl Stewart of Baxter; two sons and spouses, Donald and Brenda Hickey of Smithville, Danny and DeEtta Hickey of Viola; three grandchildren, Kayla, Corey and Sam; five sisters and two brothers.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Buna Faye (Moss) Hickey, two sisters and three brothers.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday beginning at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Crest Lawn Funeral Home with Tim Frank officiating. Interment will follow at Lyge Hickey Cemetery in Putnam County. Please visit www.crestlawnmemorial and sign the online guest register.
Crest Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.