American Veteran 04

Daniel Wade “Dan” Hickman

December 6, 1937 ~ October 18, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old


Daniel Wade “Dan” Hickman, 85, of Fredericksburg passed away of natural causes on Wednesday, October 18, 2023.

Dan was born on December 6, 1937 to the late Stanford and Reva Hickman in Accomack County on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. He met his bride-to-be of 66 years at Parksley High School. Dan joined the Air Force, married Beatrice (known to all as Alberta), and after 4 years of service attended and graduated from William & Mary College as a Mathematics major.

Dan was a pioneer of Computer Science, making his career as a defense contractor for the Navy. He worked for more than 30 years at CSC – Computer Science Corporation, retiring as the senior director overseeing operations at Dahlgren Naval Weapons Center. Dan and Beatrice had two children, Danna and Kurt, and they dedicated their lives to God, family and friends. Dan will be sorely missed.

Survivors include his wife, Beatrice Alberta Hickman; his children, Danna Lynn Revis and Kurt Wade Hickman; and grandchildren Russell Revis, Emily Revis, Karlyn Hickman, and Noah Hickman. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brother, James S. Hickman.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, October 22, 2023 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg. A service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, October 23, at Fredericksburg United Methodist Church, followed by a reception at Kobler Hall.

Interment will be held at 2 p.m. in Sunset Memorial Gardens.


October 22, 2023

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg
10830 Patriot Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22408

October 23, 2023

10:30 AM
Fredericksburg United Methodist Church
308 Hanover Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

October 23, 2023

2:00 PM
Sunset Memorial Gardens
3702 Loren Dr
Fredericksburg, VA 22408


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