AMerican Veteran 11

Charles Allen Hickman Sr.

September 13, 1937 ~ May 5, 2022 (age 84)


MOORELAND- Charles Allen Hickman Sr., 84, passed away Thursday evening May 5th, 2022, at Henry Community Health in New Castle, Indiana. Charles was born on September 13th, 1937, in Richmond, Indiana, to Orville Charles and Katherine (Eaton) Hickman. He grew up in Lewisville and had lived in the Shirley area before moving to Mooreland more than twenty-six years ago. Charles was honorably discharged from United States Air Force on November 28th, 1958, with the rank of Airmen Second Class. Charles retired after thirty-two years of employment at Delco-Remy in Anderson. In Charles’s free time he enjoyed fishing and woodworking with his grandsons. He also loved animals, especially his Yorkies.

          Charles is survived by his wife of sixty years, Lena Martha Alice (Kuhn) Hickman. They were married in New Castle, Indiana, on November 18th, 1961; two children, Tammy (Bill) Rumler of Shirley, and Charles Hickman Jr. of Mooreland; two grandsons, Michael, and Andrew Rumler.

          Charles is preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Bryanna Rumler on April 28th, 2000; two brothers, Dennis Keith Johnston and Richard Cox.

          Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 11th, 2022, at Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Lewisville Chapel. Visitation will conclude with Military Honors conducted by contingents of the United States Air Force Honor Guard. Cremation will follow. Online condolences can be made at

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May 11, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Marshall & Erlewein- Lewisville Chapel
115 Main Street
Lewisville, Indiana 47352

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