December 23, 1936 - November 3, 2021
Robert Watson “Bobby” Hickman, 84 of Sylvania passed Wednesday, November 3, 2021 surrounded by his family at his residence. He was born to Harry Sharpe and Marguerite Frances Morgan Hickman on December 23, 1936. He was born in Guyton, GA and reared in Munnerlyn, and later Perkins. He attended Waynesboro High School and was a veteran of the United States Army Reserve and National Guard. He had been employed with Perfection Heater Company, Murray Cookie Company, Daniels Construction, and lastly Torrington Company, where he served in various capacities, having retired on February 1, 1999. Upon his retirement, he built his creek house at Mouth of the Creek, and rebuilt again in 2014 due to mother nature. He loved to host get togethers and cookouts there, all was centered around fishing. When not fishing, he had a love of music that included playing the guitar, singing, and in his younger days, having toured with the Protractors, The Kingdom Heirs, and The Gospel Travelers. As many years passed, he would play at the many dances and socials at Tump’s Place at Bay Gall until recently when his health would not permit. Lastly he loved to travel with his family which included many week long trips with his family in the motor home, memories cherished by his children. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Hill Hickman, his parents, siblings, Sue Hickman, Linda Faries, Wayne Hickman, and son-in-law, Donny Anglin. He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Rhonda and Raymond Reynolds of Morrisville, NC and April and Jimmy Northcutt; son and daughter-in-law, Bert and Donna Hickman; “adopted” daughter and son-in-law, Penny and Homer Friese, all of Sylvania, GA; grandchildren, Brandon Reynolds of Morrisville, Rebecca and Stephen Kelly of Kipling NC, David and Kim Anglin of Rome, GA, Rebecca Anglin of Sylvania, Joseph and Megan Hickman of Hinesville, GA, Kristen and Daniel Rountree of Texas, Holden Hickman, of Kansas, Haley Hickman of Sylvania, Matthew and Lakelyn Hickman, Paige Hickman, Zack Hickman, Summer Hickman, all of Sylvania, and Ethan Hickman of Texas; great-grandchildren, Adrienne Kelly of Kipling, Brody Anglin, Sophia Anglin, both of Rome, Shaylee and Matt Crooms, Karleigh Crews, Emily Crews, all of Sylvania, Sarah Hickman, Gabriel Hickman, and Meadow Hickman, all of Hinesville, and sister, Glenda Burke. Visitation will be held on Friday evening from 5:00pm-7:00pm at the Joiner Anderson Funeral Home Screven Chapel. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 11:00am in the Screven Chapel of Joiner Anderson Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Bert Hickman officiating and assisted by Rev. Travis Smith. Interment will follow in the Bascom Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandsons, Brandon Reynolds, David Anglin, Matt Hickman, Holden Hickman, Joseph Hickman, Zack Hickman, Brantley Attaway, and Stephen Kelly. For those unable to attend, a livestream will be available at www.facebook.com/groups/jafhlive Friends may sign the online register book at www.joineranderson.com Joiner Anderson Funeral Home Screven Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.
Robert Watson “Bobby” Hickman, 84 of Sylvania passed Wednesday, November 3, 2021 surrounded by his family at his residence. He was born to Harry Sharpe and Marguerite Frances Morgan Hickman on December 23, 1936. He was born in Guyton,... View Obituary & Service Information
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