Thursday, June 21, 2012
He was untied in marriage with Amaryllis Y. Parson on February 18, 1951 in Barnard. They owned and operated Big Valley Meats in Barnard and he also farmed.
Survivors include his wife Amaryllis of Minneapolis; children, Wesley Hickman and wife Janice of McPherson, Bryan Hickman and wife Terrie of Minneapolis and Dawn Stephens and husband Richard of Salina; brothers Vernon Hickman of Barnard and Dean Hickman of Salina; sister, Lois Pixler of Salina and Laura Godsey of Ponca City, OK; eight grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
It was Don's wishes to be cremated and that there be no service. Memorials are to Wilson Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 166, Minneapolis, KS 67467 to assist with expenses.