Boonville, IN. — John Thomas Hickman, age 82, of Boonville, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at Transcendent Health Care, South with his wife by his side.
He was born in Princeton, Indiana to John Vernon and Mary Ione Hickman on Nov. 28, 1937.
He went by Tom; he had retired from Alcoa and IMI. He was a horse farrier, but his love was training Quarter horses and Thoroughbred horses, he traveled with them to race tracks he won some lost some. He was doing what he wanted and loved.
Tom is preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Debra Hickman; sister, Nedra Walters (Skip); son, Jay Hickman (Sally); daughter, Julie Chandler (Ron); grandchildren, Cody Chandler and Casey Miller, Tyler Hickman; 5 great grandchildren, three stepsons, Tommy, Tony, Todd Wente; four step grandchildren, Marissa, Halie, Austin and Kaitlyn, David Roe (Brother-in-law).
A graveside service was held Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Maple Grove Cemetery with Pastor Nedra Walters officiating.
Friends unable to attend may send a condolence to the family at www.Koehler