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Danny Joe Hickey, 61
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Morrison resident and La Porte, Ind., native Danny Joe Hickey, 61, was born April 8, 1957 and died May 16 at St. Thomas River Park Hospital in McMinnville following an extended illness.

A driver for Martin Transport, a longtime Carrier employee, and a member of Rockliff Church of Christ, he was the son of the late Arthur Eugene and Buna Faye Moss Hickey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by grandparents, Sam and Alma Hickey, and William and Siddie Moss; and several aunts and uncles.

He was married on May 16, 1987 to DeEtta Hobbs Hickey of Viola. In addition to his wife, he is survived by son, James Samuel Hickey (Cassie) of Viola; brother and sister-in-law, Donald Eugene and Brenda Hickey of Smithville; sister and brother-in-law, Pamela and Earl Stewart of Baxter; nieces and nephews, Corey Stewart and wife Alicia, Kayla Stewart, Trent Prater, Angie Prater, Dustin Prater and wife Lisa, and Hillary (Kaine) Robinson; sisters-in-law, Linda Prater of Viola, Janis Grissom and husband Tommy of Morrison, and Donna Collins and husband Rickey of Viola; and great-nieces and great-nephews, Ian, Alex, Maddie, Dalton, Kyler and Lauren.

Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at High’s Chapel with Bill Boyd and Keith Young officiating. Burial will follow at Viola Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service Sunday at High’s. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) May 20, 2018