POTEAU—Funeral services for Terry Lynn Hickman, 69, of Poteau are Friday at 2 p.m. at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau with Jim Cook officiating.
Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery at Panama, under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.
He passed away Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, in Fort Smith, Arkansas and was born March 21, 1948, in Panama to James Franklin and Ioma Mae (Butcher) Hickman. He played football at Panama High School, where he graduated in 1967. He worked hard to achieve the honor of being the first FFA All American Farmer and Rancher in LeFlore County.
He was a proud father and grandfather. Terry was a successful businessman and land owner. He operated Super Burgers and car washes in Poteau, Heavener and Wilburton. He had a passion for traveling the world. In Europe he visited Russia and Amsterdam to name a few; Mexico, Central and South America; enjoyed site-seeing which included visiting museums and monuments and meeting friends along the way.
Terry was proud of his brother James becoming Indy 500 top rookie in 1982. He enjoyed the time he spent working on the ranch with his brother Hercel. Terry was also proud of his Choctaw heritage and was an avid Oklahoma Sooner fan. He was very proud to be the son of a Confederate. He was very patriotic, loved his country and the Lord.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Teri Marie; granddaughter, Brooke Lauren Baker; and brother, James.
Survivors include his daughter, Shannon Baker, of Kettering, Ohio; sons, Justin Hickman of Fairborn, Ohio and Shane Hickman of Poteau; five grandchildren; brother, Hercel of Panama; other relatives, friends and loved ones.
The family will be at the funeral home Friday from 1 p.m. until service time to visit with relatives and friends.
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