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Hickey, Robert S.
Robert S. Hickey, age 53, of Galesburg, Illinois died on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at his home in Galesburg, Illinois.

He was born on September 29, 1959 in Galesburg, Illinois the son of Robert E. and Florence Hickman Hickey. He attended and graduated from Knoxville High School and then attended college. He married Trisha Clewell on June 11, 1983 in Knoxville, Illinois.

Surviving is his son, Shawn Paul Hickey of Washington, Illinois and one sister, Jennifer Bradshaw of Liberty, Kansas. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Suzanne Hickey.

He worked as a farmhand for the Gumm Farms and the Devena Farms, then for Farm Service as a truck driver for 17 years. He enjoyed playing pool, cribbage and foosball. He also enjoyed picking mushrooms. He enjoyed watching sports and was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and Green Bay Packers.

Cremation Rites will be accorded. Memorial Services will be held from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at the Knoxville American Legion. Memorials may be made to the family. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes in Knoxville, Illinois is assisting the family with arrangements. On-line condolences and sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com
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