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Delmus Hickman

AGE: 86 • Ocean View

Delmus Hickman, age 86 of Ocean View, DE passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at Seasons Hospice at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE.

Mr. Hickman was born in Frankford, DE on April 15, 1931 son of the late Ollie and Mattie (Bishop) Hickman. Delmus was a lifelong farmer and also grew chickens. Mr. Hickman lived a simple life and was a hard worker that enjoyed gardening.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 7 siblings, Violet Rickards, Jack Hickman, Donald Hickman, Ollie Hickman, Jr., Maude Murray, Elisha Hickman and William Kelly. Delmus is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Betty L. (Rickards) Hickman; a daughter, Terry Miller of Felton, DE and a sister, Janis Burbage of Salisbury, MD. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren, Thad Ulrich, Tanya Williams, George "Joey" Jackson, Shawn Montgomery, Aimee Montgomery and Adam Montgomery; 10 great grandchildren and a great great granddaughter.

A graveside service will be held at 2 PM on Friday, June 2, 2017 at Mariner's Bethel Cemetery, 81 Central Ave., Ocean View, DE.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Delmus' name to the by visiting

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Published in The News Journal on June 1, 2017
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