Pat Hickenbottom, 46

Pat Hickenbottom was born April 21, 1966, at Broken Bow, to Chuck and Karolyn (Miche) Hickenbottom, and passed away Nov. 15, 2012, at Overton.Memorial services will be Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Ansley with the Rev. Bill Ragan officiating. Inurnment will be in the Ansley Cemetery, with Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow in charge of arrangements.Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church in Ansley and Ansley Fire DepartmentPat attended school in Ansley and continued to live in Mason City - Ansley area until a few years ago. After graduating he worked for his Grandpa Miche. Along with his farming, he also had his own truck, worked for the township and was later employed with the Custer County Road Department. Pat was also a volunteer with the Ansley Fire department.He, like his mother Karolyn, would often leave his own work to go help a friend or neighbor in need. Pat was a good worker and had a variety of mechanical skills. Survivors include his sister, Pam Hickenbottom of Broken Bow; grandmother, Lucille Miche of Ansley; Aunt Marilyn and Uncle Duane Miller, aunt Bonnie Hickenbottom; Aunt RosaLee and Uncle Reed Hamilton; Aunt Betty Celesky, and a host of relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, Chuck and Karolyn; grandparents, Mae and Leonard Hickenbottom; granddad, Robert Miche, and uncles.Published in Custer County Chief, Nov. 22, 2012