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Hickcox, Richard E.

Richard E. Hickcox U.S. Army WWII
Richard E. Hickcox U.S. Army WWII

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Date of Birth: 10/26/1923
Died On: 9/8/2010
Street Address: 77 Cornell Place
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Army-WWII

Veteran Code: USARMY-296

Richard E. Hickcox was born in New York in 1923. In Rye his family lived at 77 Cornell Place. Richard enlisted and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Richard E. Hickcox returned recently from Germany where he served two and a half years in the European theatre as private first class in the Anti-Aircraft, division serving in Pattons army from 1942 to 1945.

Birth: Oct. 26, 1923 Port Chester Westchester County New York, USA Death: Sep. 8, 2010 Southbury New Haven County Connecticut, USA SOUTHBURY

Richard Earl Hickcox, 86, also of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010.

He was the husband of Alyce ''Lolly'' ( Sloat) Hickcox. Mr. Hickcox was born Oct. 26, 1923, in Port Chester, N.Y., son of the late Clarence Earl and Aurelia (Stickle) Stapper.

He grew up in Rye, N.Y. He was a World War II veteran serving in Patton's army from 1942 to 1945. He leaves ''the love of his life,'' Alyce ''Lolly'' (Sloat), to whom he was married for 64 years; his children, Richard Hickcox of W. Nyack, N.Y., Leslie Hickcox of San Diego, Calif., Craig Hickcox of W. Nyack, N.Y., Nanci Zimmerman and her husband, Todd, his granddaughters, Chelsey and Abbey Zimmerman of New Milford; and his sister, Patricia Ingenito of St. Mary's, Ohio.

A funeral Mass will be held 9 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Lakes, 3 Old Town Park Road, New Milford. Burial will follow in Greenwood Union Cemetery, Rye, N.Y. Friends may call the Southbury Funeral Home of Munson-Lovetere, 235 Main St. North, on Friday from 3 to 8 p.m. Contributions may be made to: Animal Rescue League, P.O. Box 91, Middlebury 06762.


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