Reflections of His Life
Lawrence Garland Hickman (Pedy) a bubbling baby boy was the last of ten children born in Sapulpa, Oklahoma on March 15, 1951 to the union of Donald O. and Ethel Lee (Maynor) Hickman.
At an early age he was exposed to the church and accepted Christ as his Lord and
He attended Booker Washing School in Sapulpa, Oklahoma He later enrolled in Tulsa Welding School where he became a Certified Mig and Tig Welder.
Lawrence worked as a Welder in Sapulpa and Tulsa for approximately ten years Later he returned to Truck Driving School, soon after he relocated To Tampa for ten years. Pedy returned to Oklahoma in 2000 and gained employment with the City of Sapulpa Street Department as a welder, as long as his health permitted.
Pedy enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family. Pedy married Cheryl Ann (Williams) Hickman and shared a beautiful life for thirty-five years, and to this union two children were born, Marco and Chyvonne Hickman. He also fathered two additional children Javan and Janae Hickman. He later met and married Ms. Delilah (Dukes) Hickman.
On October 9, 2012, Pedy surrendered his souls and went home to eternal rest, being met at heaven’s gate by his parents Don and Ethel Hickman, Cheryl A. Hickman, two brothers, Kenneth Marvin and James Edward Hickman, one sister Donella Hickman (Hall).
He leaves behind to reflect on his memory four children, Marco,
Chyvonne, (Shaa), Javan, Janae Hickman, four grand children one great grand child, two brothers; Dona dn Rudolph Hickman of Sapulpa, OK, four sisters; Rev. Erma Coburn Oklahoma City, OK; Dr’s Juel (John) Smith, Tampa, FL; Bishop Patricia (Loren) Green; Olivia Brown, Tulsa OK; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Viewing for Mr. Hickman will be held on Monday, October 15, 2012. 1:00-5:00 pm at Dyer Chapel.
Services for Mr. Hickman of Sapulpa Oklahoma will be held on Tuesday, October, 16, 2012 at 2:00 pm at Calvary Baptist Church 412 7th Street Sapulpa Oklahoma.
Pastor Scott Gordon, Eulogist
Interment North Heights Cemetery, Sapulpa, Oklahoma.