Gus Hickman Jr.
Gus Hickman Jr was born at 1108 E 7th St. in North Little Rock Arkansas on January 9, 1943. He was the second boy and fourth child born to Lottie & Gus Hickman Sr.
They later moved to St. Louis, MO in early 1945. He started school in the St. Louis Public School System. He became a star basketball player for Soldan High School, nicknamed Guma, and graduated in 1961.
He went on to continue his studies at Missouri Baptist College. Shortly after, he began his tenure at the United States Postal Service in 1959. He worked hard, had an extraordinary work ethic, and retired as Manager in 1992. During that time he met and married Patricia A. Hickman and had two children. Gus recaptured his faith and would study the Bible. He would share the information from the Bible that he would learn by handing out tracks to people who were interested in learning. Gus was a breath of fresh air and would do anything he could for anyone. He found joy in having peace with everyone, including God.
He was preceded in death by his father, Gus Hickman Sr., mother Lottie Hickman, his wife, Patricia Hickman, his brothers Robert Hickman, James (Sonny) Hickman, and his sister Martha (Mickey) Johnson.
He leaves to mourn his children, Jeffrey Hickman & Danyelle Hickman, his sisters, Elsie Hickman and Betty Johnson, and his brother David Hickman, and his granddaughters Candice Smith & Shakayla Smith. He also leaves to mourn many cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and friends.