DOVER -- Patricia J. Hickman, 64, of Newcomerstown, passed away Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, in the Coshocton Hospital.
Born Jan. 25, 1949, in Ypsilanti, Mich., she was a daughter of Miriam "Tootsie" Hobbs Spragg of Ypsilanti and the late Clayton "Leonard" Spragg.
Patricia was also preceded in death by her husband, Walter A. Hickman Jr., on Oct. 23, 2011.
Patricia was a well-known cook for the former Brooklyn Grill in Dover and had also worked at 31 Inc. in Newcomerstown for many years. She loved her family and spending time with the grandchildren. Patricia also enjoyed rooting for her beloved Cleveland Indians.
Patricia will be sadly missed by her children, Lisa (Charles) Wilson of Newcomerstown, Janet (Basil) Earley of Cambridge, Walter (Jenni) Hickman III of Pataskala, Kimberli Canales of Newcomerstown, Clayton Hickman of Coshocton and Laura (Brandon) Eckley of Alaska; brothers, Ron (Janet) Spragg, Don "Bub" Spragg and Curt Spragg, all of Ypsilanti, and Michael (Cathy) Spragg of Byesville; sister, Denise (Ron) Riddle of Newcomerstown; and grandchildren, Chase, Chris, Basil, Lucas, Lyssa, Nicky and Gavin.
Funeral services were Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, in the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home and Crematory at Dover with Patricia's son, Walter Hickman III officiating.
Interment was in the Dover Burial Park.
Those wishing to express their fondest memories of Patricia may do so by visiting the on line obituaries and flowers link on the funeral homes website.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 5455 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43214.