Billy Hickam, 85 of Green Hill, passed away Friday, October 30, 2015 at his home.
He was born December 21, 1929 in the Green Hill community to the late Charles Dowdle Hickam and Doris Cleveland Berryman Hickam.
He was a retired wildlife officer with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, member of Green Hill Community Baptist Church and an avid hunter and fisherman. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by two sisters, Carlene Peebles and Robbie Hawkins; two brothers, Floyd Hickam and Willard Hickam; and one grandson, David Allen Bawcom.
Survivors include his loving wife, Merle Rodgers Hickam of Green Hill; two daughters, Kathy Hickam Kiefer of Green Hill and Vickie Hickam McCall and husband Mike of Rowell; three grandchildren, Dawn Miles of Green Hill, Chris McCall of Little Rock and Leslie Taylor of Green Hill; step-granddaughter, Tera Rawls of Little Rock; seven great grandchildren, Danielle Miles of Ruston, Zach Miles and Brittany Bawcom both of Green Hill, Ian, Breanna, Olivia and Rylie Taylor all of Green Hill; one brother, Wilson Hickam of Bidderford, ME; and one sister, Mary Bellofatto of Naples, FL.
Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 1, 2015 at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel with burial to follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Saturday evening at the funeral home.