Funeral services for Tra Hickey, 39, of Buffalo, were held Saturday, November 19, 2016, at the Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas. Pastor Phil Smith officiated the service and interment followed in the Buffalo Cemetery.
Tra Marshall Hickey was born on February 19, 1977 in Altus, Oklahoma to Alton Bencil, Jr. and Charlotte Elaine (Gratham) Hickey. He worked as a superintendent for R Construction and had lived in Buffalo for the past eight years. Tra loved motorcycles and attending motorcycle rallies. He also enjoyed fishing and watching football. His favorite NFL team was the Dallas Cowboys. Most of all, Tra loved his two girls and enjoyed every minute spent with them and the rest of his family. Tra passed away tragically on November 15, 2016 in Bryan, Texas.
Survived by his wife, Nicole (Tanner) Hickey of Buffalo; daughters, McKenzie and Hannah Hickey of Buffalo; father, Alton Hickey, Jr. and wife, Hazel, of Vernon; mother, Charlotte McClure of Canton, Missouri; brothers, Alton Bishop Hickey and wife, Jessica, of Burlington, Iowa, David Lee Poston of Maude, Oklahoma and Bubba Smith and wife, Heather, of Durant, Oklahoma and sisters, Kayla McKee and husband, Lee, of Burlington, Iowa, Michelle Sutterfield of Durant, Oklahoma and Misty Moody of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Tra is also survived by his paternal grandparents, Alton, Sr. and Flois Hickey of Vernon and his maternal grandmother, Eddie Rectnor of Quanah.
Serving as pallbearers were James Tijerina, James Dennix, Brandon O’Neill, Dale Warren, Mark Morgan, Ernest Melton, Mikolas Wilson, Kelly O’Bare, Bubba Smith, Bobby Crowley, Bishop Hickey, Joe Adams, Chris McClure, Lee McKee, Jimmy Smith and Alton Vybiral.
Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas was in charge of all arrangements. Please go to www.buffalofuneralhome.com to sign the online memorial guestbook and leave condolences for the family.