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313 Center St.
ASHLAND, OH 44805
Phone: 419-281-2566, 1-800-430-2566
Fax: 419-281-4411
Rodney Hickman

"Mike"

Sunday, August 14th, 1949 - Tuesday, October 13th, 2020
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Rodney “Mike” Hickman, 71, passed away Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at his residence following a two- year battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis.
Mike was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia on August 14, 1949 the only child or the late Ogene and Margie (Adams) Hickman.
He was a graduate of Ashland High School class of 1967.
He was a mechanic with ODOT specializing in transmissions and was also a snow-plow driver, retiring following 30 years of service. Following his retirement, he worked with his friend Mike Imhoff, doing remodeling projects.
He was a member of the Gun Club, enjoyed Drag Racing, fishing and Kettle Ball exercising, which he also taught to some friends in his home.
On November 21, 1985 he was married to Fredine “Fritz” (Ritchey) who survives him. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews and his faithful Golden Retriever “Taffy”, who was always by his side.
Funeral services will be held Friday, October 16, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Imhoff officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 11:00 a.m. to the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. Burial will be in the Nankin Cemetery. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 E. Ohio Street, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60611.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family by visiting denbowfh.com
Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home is assisting the Hickman with the arrangements.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, October 16th, 2020 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    When
    Friday, October 16th, 2020 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Location
    Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home 313 Center St. Ashland, Ohio 44805
    Address
    313 Center Street
    Ashland, Ohio 44805
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  • Funeral Service

    Friday, October 16th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Friday, October 16th, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home 313 Center St. Ashland, Ohio 44805
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Officiant
    Pastor Mike Imhoff
  • Interment

    Friday, October 16th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Friday, October 16th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Nankin Cemetery
    Address
    St. Rt. 302
    nankin, OH 44848
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Jamie, Kamron, and Quinn.

Posted at 03:49am
In loving memory of my favorite Uncle. There won't be a day that goes by that I won't miss you and wish you were still with us. I love you, always.

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Bob Valentine

Posted at 12:40pm
RIP Mike, you were a great guy and your help as an OCSEA Union Officer for the Ashland Chapter 0300 while I was President was much appreciated. You were always there and willing to help out in any way you could. You will be missed. Your friend and Chapter 0300 President 2000-2012 Bob Valentine.
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Edna & Reese Kidwell

Posted at 06:40pm
Fritz you know we can't be there, but your in our thoughts and prayers. All our love.
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