Joseph John Hickey Jr. “Jack”, 73, Mt. Juliet, died Monday, Oct. 29.Hickey was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps serving during the Vietnam Era. He attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and was retired from UPS. Hickey was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Lynne “Tina” Hickey.
He is survived by: daughters, Christine (Mark) Wright of Lebanon, Janice (Mark) Joerger of Mt. Juliet, Joyce (Richard) Gaines of Smyrna; brother, Dr. William R. (Maureen) Hickey of Unionville, Conn.; grandchildren, Tiffany (Jesse) Tracy, Justin (Erin) Wright, Jaclyn “Jac” Fite and Katie Joerger; great-grandchildren, Judd Wright, Lillie Anne Wright and Khloe Tracy; like-a-mother, Anne Hickey of Lakehurst, NJ; nieces, Breanne Hickey and Mae Hickey.
Funeral services were conducted Friday, Nov. 2, at Bond Memorial Chapel with Bro. Todd Elliott officiating. Interment with military honors followed at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Active Pallbearers will be Dr. William R. Hickey, Mark Wright, Mark Joerger, Richard Gaines, Justin Wright, Jesse Tracy, Mjr. Dan Sullenger and Joey Barnes. Honorary pallbearers will be fellow members of Platoon No. 219. Visitation was Thursday and one hour prior to service time Friday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.