MONTICELLO – Robert Hickey, 53, of Monticello passed away at 9:41 p.m. on Oct. 4, 2012, at Carle Foundation Hospital.
There will be a visitation on Sunday, Oct. 7, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Owens Funeral Home, 101 N. Elm St., Champaign. Interment will be in New York state.
Robert was born in Farmingdale, N.Y. on July 13, 1959, the son of Dennis and MaryEllen (Smith) Hickey. He married Carol Meinhart on March 12, 1991, in Champaign. She survives.
Other survivors include his mother, MaryEllen (George) Moist of New York; a son, Brandon (Katelyn) Hickey of Champaign; one granddaughter, Lilith Rose Hickey; a brother, Scott Hickey of Georgia; and two nieces and one nephew.
Robert proudly served his country in the United States Air Force from 1980 to 1992.
Condolences may be offered at www.owensfuneralhomes.com .
Memorials may be made to Alcoholics Anonymous, 201 S. Neil St, Champaign, IL, 61820.