Bill Hickenbottom, 77

Bill Hickenbottom, age 77 of Dallas, Ga., passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2012. The son of the late Velda Philip Hickenbottom and the late, Reva Leota Hickenbot-tom, he was born Oct. 16, 1934, in Broken Bow. Mr. Hickenbottom was a U.S. Marine veteran of the Korean War and a member of American Legion Post 111. He was retired from Atlanta Provision Company as a shipping clerk. Mr. Hickenbottom enjoyed woodworking, gardening. telling stories and he loved his dogs.Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Doris L. Hickenbottom; children, Valarie Hickenbottom of Dallas, Ga., Bamey and June Hickenbottom of Dallas, Ga., Celeste Vickery and Glenn Potter of Acworth, Ga., and Mike Hickenbottom of Dallas, Ga.; brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Jo Hickenbottom of Broken Bow; grandchildren, Matthew Vickery, Paul Vickery, Stephanie Cagle, Randy Hickenbottom, and Kathleen Hickenbottom; great-grandchildren, Nicole Vickery, Brayden Vickery, Addelyn Hickenbottom, Schyler Runyun and Frances Runyun; several nieces and nephews.A memorial service was Saturday, March 17, 2012, at Clark Funeral Home, with the Rev. Joe Condra officiating. Clark Funeral Home in Hiram, Ga. was in charge of arrangements.Published in Custer County Chief, March 22, 2012