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FICKLIN, Sergeant Henry W.
FICKLIN, Sergeant Henry W. 80, of Lancaster, California, made his transition on Monday, February 25, 2013, at Antelope Valley Hospital, Lancaster, California. Henry was born April 14, 1932, to George and Mary Ficklin in Amissville, Virginia. He served in the Air Force for 23 years during Korean and Vietnam Wars. Having a good spiritual foundation, from an early age, Henry knew the Lord Jesus Christ as his personal Savior. He became a member of Lancaster Baptist Church in Lancaster, California. Henry was preceded in death by many of his loved ones, his parents, George and Mary Ficklin, his daughter Yvonne Ficklin, his three brothers, Staley, Temple, and Billie Ficklin. Henry leaves to cherish his memories, his devoted wife of 58 years, Cleolen M. Ficklin, daughter Barbara Ann Deloney, two sons, Warren (Marie) Ficklin, Kenneth Ficklin, two grandsons, Kasahn and Jaxen J. Ficklin, all of Santa Barbara, California, one sister, Annie Taylor of Culpeper, Virginia, two brothers, Ernest (Shirley) Ficklin of Columbus, Georgia, Bernard Ficklin of Montclair, New Jersey, two aunts, Sadie Ficklin and Flossie Malicah both of Washington, D.C., sister- in-laws Aurelia Ficklin, of Baltimore, Md., Christiana Ficklin of Clinton, Md., and Carylen Ficklin of Las Vegas, Nevada, and a host of nieces, nephews and relatives. Also cherishing his memories his Military family, church family and special friends. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 5, 2013, Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 6, 2013, both at Halley Olsen Murphy, 44802 N. Date Drive, Lancaster, CA 93534. The officiate will be Rev. David Pjuesch.

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