Welcome to the memorial page for

Grady LaVerne Hickman, Sr.

January 9, 1948 ~ December 15, 2017 (age 69)

Mr. Grady LaVerne Hickman, Sr., 69, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Friday evening, December 15, 2017, at Roper Hospital in Charleston.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:30pm, Tuesday afternoon, December 19, 2017 at Live Oak Cemetery, Jefferies Boulevard, Walterboro.


Born January 9, 1948 in Colleton County, he was a son of the late Bruce LaVerne Hickman and Helen Marie Jackson Hickman.  He was a retired trainman conductor for CSX Transportation, where he had worked for over 30 years.  He was a member of the United Transportation Union for 30 years. He loved birds, working on crossword puzzles, fishing and shrimping, and the salt air.  He loved his family and especially his children and grandson.

Surviving are: his wife of 49 years, Linda Beach Hickman of Walterboro; children, Charlotte Hickman of Walterboro and son, Grady LaVerne Hickman, Jr. and his wife Kat of Walterboro; grandson, Keane Hickman; brother, Stanley Hickman and his wife Paula of Green Pond; and his German Sheppard, Coty.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Hickman.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: The American Kidney Association.


The family will receive friends during a time of visitation Tuesday afternoon prior to the graveside ceremony beginning at 1 o’clock at THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro, 843.538.5408.  Visit the registry online at: www.briceherndonfuneralhome.com.  

 Service Information

December 19, 2017

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Homes and Crematory, Walterboro Chapel
1193 Bells Highway
Walterboro, SC 29488

Funeral Service
December 19, 2017

2:30 PM
Live Oak Cemetery
Jefferies Blvd
Walterboro, SC 29488

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