Virginia Lee Hickman, 71

Virginia Lee Hickman, 71, of Pittsville, Md., died Friday, May 4, 2018, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. She was born in Bridgeville, Del., daughter of the late Norman Messick and Hannah (Mitchell) Messick.

Hickman was preceded in death by her brothers, James Messick, Ralph Messick, Norman Messick Jr. and Harold Messick, and a sister, Elizabelle Elliott. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, William M. Hickman Sr. of Pittsville; two daughters, Shari L. Baull of Frankford, Del., and Dawn Hickman Holloway and her husband Richard, of Berlin, Md.; a son, William M. Hickman Jr. and his fiancée, Jennifer Campbell, of Pittsville; four sisters, Marie Bertrand, Sandra Betts, Nancy Hammond and Doris Donaway; three brothers, Ray Messick, Ernest Messick and Gardner Messick; four grandchildren, Amber Peterson and her husband, Josh, Courtney Baull, Zachary Hickman and Anna Hickmanl; and four great-grandchildren, Landon, Emily, Lyndsey and Eli Peterson.

A memorial service was scheduled for May 10, 2018, at Bishop-Hastings Funeral Home, Selbyville, Del., with the Rev. Terry Fort officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Pittsville Vol. Fire Co.; P.O. Box 387; Pittsville, MD 21850. Condolences may be sent online at