Isaac Martin Hickman
December 28, 1989 – January 15, 2020
Isaac Martin Hickman, 30, of Wheeling, WV died Tuesday, January 15 at home.
Isaac was born December 28, 1989 in Wheeling, WV to Patricia Ann “Patty” (Bentz) Hickman and Joseph Martin “Joe” Hickman. He was a 2008 graduate of Wheeling Central Catholic High School.
Isaac shared his infectious laughter with everyone around him, brightening every space he entered. He was a loyal friend and a thoughtful son and brother. Isaac was generous with his time, his affections, and his compassion. He was a master debater and savored witty conversation. Isaac was an imaginative writer. His other hobbies included reading, hiking, and listening to music.
Isaac was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Thomas and Thelma Bentz, his maternal uncles, John Bentz and Patrick Burke, his paternal uncle, Everett Baisden, and his paternal great-grandmother Rose Starcher. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sister, Brianna Hickman, and her partner, John J. Brewster, of Charleston, WV; his sister, Zoë Hickman of Wheeling, WV; paternal grandparents, Joseph and Seva Hickman of Summersville, WV; five aunts, Peggy (Greg) Hill of Bradenton, FL, Nancy Burke of Wheeling, WV, Kathy Bentz of Nokesville, VA, Heather Hickman of Alliance, OH, and Martha Baisden of Summersville, WV; several cousins; and his beloved pets Ella Guru (cat) and Piper (dog).
Friends will be received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Wheeling Chapel, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, WV 26003, Saturday, January 25, at 1:00 p.m. A remembrance gathering will be held immediately following, at 4:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to WV Public Broadcasting.
Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm