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James Earl Hickerson

May 25, 1945 ~ October 11, 2019 (age 74)


James Earl Hickerson, 74, of St. Charles, KY passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019 at his home.

He was born in Linden, TN on May 25, 1945 to the late James David Hickerson and Elsie Mae Rodgers Hickerson. 

Mr. Hickerson was of the Christian faith. 

He loved music and dogs and  was a self-employed carpenter and had also worked at Kelly Wilmore Phone Company.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Hickerson was preceded in death by his daughter, Victoria Presley, a son, James Jason Hickerson, and three sisters.

He is survived by his wife, Rita Hickerson, of St. Charles, KY; five children: Andrea Berry of Georgia, Rickey Hickerson of Tennessee, Thomas Earl Hickerson of St. Charles, KY, Christina Lam of Madisonville, KY and Cody Hickerson of Madisonville, KY; one sister, Letha June Parker of Tennessee; twenty grandchildren; many great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY with Richard Cobb  and Roger Lam II officiating . Burial will follow at Yeargens Chapel Church Cemetery in Graham, KY.

Visitation will be on Monday, October 14, 2019 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and from 9:00 AM until service time on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be: Thomas Hickerson, Jimmy Cobb, Jackie Cobb, Jimmy A. Cobb, Troy Cobb, and Brad Franklin .  Honorary Pallbearers will be Kevin Cobb and Roger Lam II

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October 14, 2019

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Reid-Walters Funeral Home

October 14, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Reid-Walters Funeral Home

Funeral Service
October 15, 2019

2:00 PM
Reid-Walters Funeral Home

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