CENTRAL CITY, KY - Franklin Hickerson, 69, of Central City, passed away Friday, January 27, 2012 at 4:30AM at Owensboro Medical Health System.

Mr. Hickerson was born July 14, 1942 in Gibson, Illinois. He was a machine operator at Brewer Saw Mill and was a member of Fairview Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed woodworking.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward Franklin Hickerson and Jessie Edmonds Caswell Hickerson; sister Opal Whitmer; and brother James "Sonny" Hickerson.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Payton Hickerson; daughters Vickey Turner of Owensboro and Shelia Hickerson (fiance' Tommy Simpson) of South Carrollton; grandchildren Brandon (Destra) Hickerson and Hillary Turner; and sisters Doris (Dick) Allen, Lucille Godsey, and Joyce Erwin, all of Illinois.

Funeral services will be Monday, January 30, 2012 at 1:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Rev. Leroy Rearden officiating. Visitation will be Monday after 11:00AM at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.

Posted on 2/2/14

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