C. Wilson Hickman, 83

C. Wilson Hickman, 83, of Tallahassee, Fla., formerly of Selbyville, died at home on Saturday, April 22, 2006. He had owned and operated Wilson’s Amoco on 44th Street in Ocean City for 20 years.

He was a member of Zion United Methodist Church, near Bishopville.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Elizabeth Godwin Hickman; one daughter, Durene E. Gilbert, and her husband, Terry; one granddaughter, Tyler Gilbert; one brother, Darwin Hickman, and his wife, Elizabeth; sister-in-law, Vivian Hickman; three nieces, Rita Taylor and her husband Buzz, Lois Wells and her husband Rick, and Dixie Lee Cole and her husband Allen; and 16 grand-nieces and -nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Louis J. Hickman.

Funeral services were scheduled for Friday, April 28, at 1 p.m. at Hastings Funeral home in Selbyville, where friends may call one hour before the service. Interment is at Bishopville Cemetery, Bishopville, Md.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be sent to Big Ben Hospice, Continuous Care Unit, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32308 or Zion United Methodist Church, c/o Sandra Venable, 11213 Beverly St., Bishopville, MD 21813.