Richard Bickham

Published 11:06 am Monday, August 29, 2016

Mr. Richard Earl “Red” Bickham passed away at the age of 50 on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, at The Hospice House in Slidell.

Richard Bickham was born Oct. 8, 1965, in Bogalusa.

He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Charlotte Thomas Bickham; to this union one child was born, Teaghan Salis Bickham; 12 children, Ashnia Anders, Rashard Bickham, Richard Berry and Adarrius Berry, all of Franklinton, ZyKerian Bickham of Kentwood, Dyamaio R. Bickham and O’Ryan K. Bickham, both of Houston, Texas, Anthony Nunnery of San Antonio, Texas, Mighonna Bickham of Bogalusa, and Richard Bickham, Tyechia Bickham and Rissan Bickham, all of Atlanta, Ga.; his father, Silas J. Bickham of Franklinton; two brothers, Henry (Patricia) Bickham of Franklinton, and Steven (Shineta) Bickham of Lacombe; three sisters, Mary L. Panton and Alicia M. Bickham of Mt. Hermon, and Amy (Neal) Crosby of Franklinton; five grandchildren, Jamerian Anders, Jeremiah Anders, Jah’Miya Anders, Kailey Nunnery, and Ka’liyah Nunnery, all of Franklinton; a special cousin, Stanley Bickham; and a special friend, Sedric Wilson; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, relatives and friends too numerous to mention herein, yet all are bereaved at his passing.

Richard was preceded in death by his mother, Bonnie J. Robertson Bickham; his maternal grandparents, Albert and Mary Robertson; paternal grandparents, Julius and Lona Bickham; and his brother in-law, Ronald E. Panton.

Visitation will be held Sunday, Aug. 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by funeral services, beginning at 1 p.m. at Friendship Church of God In Christ in Hackley, with Elder Magee, pastor. Interment will be held at Hayes United Methodist Cemetery.

Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Franklinton are in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook online at