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Glenn Newton Hickey

of Little Rock, AR, 1942 - 2019

GLENN NEWTON HICKEY, 77, passed away on Tuesday November 19, 2019 at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, La.
Glenn grew up in Benton, Ark., where he graduated from Benton High School. He also attended Castle Heights Military Academy in Lebanon, Tenn. He graduated college with a Bachelors Degree from Henderson State University. He also served in the Arkansas National Guard. For over 20 years, He and his late wife Sandy owned Hickey's Sports, a local sporting goods and apparel retailer in Little Rock. Glenn then went on to pursue his passion, the game of golf and golf course construction. Over the next 20 years, Glenn collaborated with golf architects, owners, and even a few tour players on the construction and renovation of several high-profile golf courses in the United States and overseas. Over the years, he also played amateur golf around the state of Arkansas where he developed many of his closest and longest lasting relationships.
Glenn is survived by his son, J.J. and his wife, Renae; and 4 grandchildren, Taylor, Andrew, Alexa, and Ryan Hickey in Denham Springs, La.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Sandy and his parents, Lynn and Helen Hickey.
A memorial service will be held at Ruebel Funeral Home in Little Rock on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to the Alzheimer's Association.
The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to all the amazing Doctors, Nurses, therapists, and support staff who provided excellent care for him.

Published November 24, 2019

Ruebel Funeral Home
6313 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-666-0123