William T. Lickey, Sr.

July 1, 1937 - May 6, 2017

Service Date: May 10, 2017


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Obituaries » William T. Lickey, Sr.

Tommy was born July 1, 1937 on the Hatcher Farm in Hamilton, Virginia, fourth of the thirteen children of James Foster Lickey and Myrtle Embrey Lickey. He married Shirley Mae Spence in 1954 and divorced in 1961. They had two children, Billy and Brenda Mae. In 1990, he married Janet Alberts Wyatt and adopted her children, Cheryl and Bill, and subsequently divorced in 1997. After serving in the Army from 1962-1964, he worked as a tree trimmer and delivered propane gas for Supertane Gas Co., was a superintendent for Virginia Trap Rock and then owned Lickey Trucking from 1974 to 1991. He was currently employed by The Body Works of Virginia.

Tommy was predeceased by his parents, James Foster Lickey and Myrtle Embrey Lickey and by brothers Russell Lickey, Arthur Lickey, Frank Lickey, and Stanley Lickey and by sisters Rose Robert, Libby Hamilton and Mary Katherine Cummings. He is survived by his sons William T. Lickey Jr. (Debbie) of Leesburg and William T. Wyatt of Piedmont, CA and his daughters Brenda Ballenger (Gary) of Chantilly and Cheryl Fletcher of Manassas. He is also survived by brothers Lee Lickey (Mary Esther) of Ashburn, Ralph Lickey (Jane) of Manassas and John Lickey (Connie) of Lovettsville and sisters Pat Kent (Bobby) of Leesburg and Mildred Lickey of Berryville. In addition, he is survived by grandchildren Kristen Stanford (Chris) of Nashville TN, Torie Skinner (Derrick) of Hamilton, Amanda West of Aldie, Brittney Ballenger (K.C.) of Chantilly and Kasey Sheaffer of Charles Town WV and great-grandchildren Aiden Stanford, Isla Stanford, Kenley Skinner, Ryland Skinner, Caleb West, Cameryn West and Kendrick Sheaffer as well as by an abundance of uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces and cousins and many, many friends.

Visitation will be held at Hall Funeral Home in Purcellville, VA on Tuesday, May 9 , from 6:00 to 8:00 pm with services on Wednesday, May 10 at 11:00 am. Interment will be at Lakeview Cemetery in Hamilton, VA. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to the Loudoun County Rescue Squad or to the charity of your choice.