William Hickle Of Macomb Dies

William H. Hickle, 83, of Macomb, died at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 1992, at his residence.

He was born Feb. 26, 1908, in Schuyler County, a son of Arthur W. and Sylvia Rakestraw Hickle. He married Virginia May Hoyt on Sept. 12, 1942, in Palmyra, Mo.

She survives alone with one son, William A. of Astoria; one sister, Vera Ebbert of rural Browning; and two grandchildren. Three brothers preceded him in death.

He worked at McGraw-Edison for 33 years, and he was a self-employed carpenter. He was a member of the Southeast Iowa Gas Engine Club and was a charter and organizing member of the Argyle Antique Gas Engine Association.

Funeral services were held Saturday at Sargent-Worthington Funeral Home, Macomb. Collis Trone officiated. Burial was in Vermont Cemetery in Vermont.

Memorials may be made to the McDonough District Hospital Hospice Program.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 2/5/1992

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