Robert Paul Hicklin

Robert Paul Hicklin, born May 31, 1928 in Marionville, passed away Nov. 15, 2019 at 91 years old. He graduated from Miller High School. Hicklin served two years in the Navy. In 1948, he married Wannalea Burton; they had two children, Linda Dempsey and Robert “Bob” Hicklin Jr.
Hicklin, had many different jobs over the years. He farmed, owned a wrecker, worked at Pep Boys, Lucky’s, and at Sears for 17 years. He worked for Blevins Asphalt, He owned the A&W in Carthage and finally started Hicklin Asphalt in 1981. He was a private pilot. He was an elder and a deacon in his church. He taught a Sunday school class as well as was a youth director. He loved having the young people of the church to his home for get togethers and parties.
He is survived by: Miles and Linda Dempsey, Bob and Sherrilyn Hicklin, James and Marie Sullivan; seven grandchildren;15 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held Nov. 22, 2019 at Ulmer Funeral Home.


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