Paul Bickham Sr.

Published 4:02 pm Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Paul Bickham Sr. passed away at the ripe age of 94 on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at Bogalusa Medical Center.

He was a veteran of World War II, a devoted father and husband, and undoubtedly a hard working man.

He leaves to cherish his memory his loving family of four daughters, Esther Paulette (Edward) Penton of Bogalusa, Debra Bickham of Houston, Mykenia Holmes of Bogalusa and Devante Nichols of Angie; two sons, Jerry (Shelia) Bickham of Chino Hills, Calif., and Keith Garrett of Franklinton; and a host of grandchildren, relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his adoring mother, Mammie Stuckey; his wife, Esther Lee Bickham; and three children, Paul Bickham Jr., Jeanette Mary Gordon and Eunice Lee Hinkson.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 1 at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Crain & Sons Funeral Home in Bogalusa, with Bishop Howard Quillen officiating.

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