Alvin Ray “Duke” Hickman, 74, passed away on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at Rhea Medical Center.

Alvin was a lifelong resident of Rhea County and attended Cove Church Of God. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served for 14 years.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Johnson Hickman; parents, Willie and Nellie Johnson Hickman; three brothers, Charles Mack “Buddy” Hickman, William “Jink” Hickman, Roy “Sodie” Mack Hickman; and sisters, Wilma Hickman and Lois King.

He is survived by a daughter, Angelick Hickman of Lexington, Ky.; sister, Janet Hickman of Graysville; brother, Jimmy (Martha) Hickman of Dayton; two grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home. Internment will be at Garrison Cemetery.

Visitation will be Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For the safety and respect of all, masks are required and no food is allowed to be served at this time.

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Arrangements were by Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home of Dayton.