Dale Hickam

Dale Hickam

Dale Hickam, 74, of Alto Pass, died Saturday, May 20, 2023, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. 

He was born on April 13, 1949, in Alto Pass, the son of Aubrey and Lydia Berry Hickam. 

He married Vonda Parsons on Dec. 24, 2008, in Alto Pass.

He is survived by his wife, Vonda Hickam of Alto Pass; daughter Jennifer “Suzie” (Eric) Winchester of Alto Pass; son Christopher Dale Hickam of Cobden; two stepsons, Roger William Pressler II and John Jennings (Frannie) Pressler, both of Imperial, Pa.; four grandchildren, James (Nicole) Parmly, Jacob Parmly, Jenna and Gabe Winchester; one great-grandson, Harrison Parmly; one brother, Donald Hickam of Pomona; other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, James Hickam; and two sisters, Esther Bennett and Janice Rendleman.

Mr. Hickam was a member of the First Baptist Church in Alto Pass for many years. He loved working on his farm and tending to his cattle. He enjoyed “working the dirt” with his excavating equipment.

Funeral services will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, with Pastor Carroll Toler officiating. 

Friends can visit after 3 p.m. and until the service hour at 6 p.m. Thursday at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com. 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.

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