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Howard Hickman, 78, of Midland, passed away on March 28, 2020 at Brittany Manor. He was born on November 15, 1941 to the late Raymond and Winona (Peak) Hickman.


Howard serviced his country in the United States Navy. He worked at Dow Corning for 45 years. Howard enjoyed reading Consumer Reports, tinkering in his garage and working on cars. He was a jack of all trades and loved helping his neighbors. “Everything could be fixed with WD-40 and duct tape.” He was a very devoted family man.


Howard is survived by his brothers Del (Patsy) Hickman and Ken (Pat) Hickman, nieces, Heidi (Brian) Griffin, Samantha (Jason) Hutchinson, Lori (Jeff) Monville, Cheri (Chris) Simcoe, 12 great nieces and nephews and 1 great great niece.


Due to current funeral restrictions a memorial service will be held at a later date. Those considering an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Safe and Sound Child Advocacy Center 2716, S. Jefferson, Midland, MI 48642.


Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Hickman family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.




Condolence Messages

  1. Bill and linda mitchell

    31 March 2020 1 year ago

    Sincere sympathy on the death of your brother/brother-in-law. As every family death is traumatic, it is even more so in these troubling current events that we are experiencing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely, bill and linda mitchell

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