Lawrence “Butch” Hickey


    Lawrence “Butch” Hickey of Bourbon, Missouri was born at Saint Mary’s Hospital in East St. Louis, Illinois on February 23, 1958 to Lawrence and Betty (Milic) Hickey and passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2020 at the age of 62 years.


    He married Penny Miller on July 12, 1984 in Little Rock, Arkansas.
    Butch loved to help others and enjoyed life in general. His favorite things to do were gardening, long rides in the country, fishing and walking his dogs.
    He was preceded in death by his mother, Elizabeth Hickey; grandfather, John Hickey; and one aunt, Vivian Milic.  
    He is survived by his wife, Penny Hickey; son, Brian Baker-Hickey and wife Jessica; daughter, Lindsay Marie Hickey Muzzy; father, Lawrence Hickey Sr.; three grandchildren, Brooke, Montana and Matt; cousin, Jane Walchli; other relatives and friends.
    Burial with military honors was held at 1 p.m. on Friday, September 25, 2020 at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Sullivan, Missouri.