Hugh B. Hickman, Jr.

November 23, 1937 ‒ September 14, 2018

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Hugh “Bud” Hickman Jr., age 80, died Friday, September 14, 2018. Beloved husband of Ruth Snyder Hickman, father of Michael Lee Hickman (Soundra), Todd David Hickman (Rhonda Sablic Griffin), Pamela Jo Hickman Centofanti (Anthony), grandfather of Kevin Michael Hickman (Alison), Nicole Marie Centofanti and Anthony Joseph Centofanti, brother of Lois Marlene Hickman Campbell (Richard) and uncle of Richard Charles Campbell. He was preceded in death by his mother and father Hugh Hickman and Addie Birch Hickman, and brother Donald Harlan Hickman.

Hugh graduated from the University of Cincinnati and was in programming and development from the infancy of computers. He worked for Armco Steel, American Airlines, and Boeing as well as a self-employed contractor.

Hugh was an avid fan of Ohio State football and basketball and the Cincinnati Reds.

The family will have a private funeral service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, PO Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693 or

  • To the Hickman family,
    No words can describe the loss of a husband,father. And a grandfather. May he rest in peace. Praying for comfort for your family during this time.