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Dr. Lori Kay Hicklin

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“We are very saddened for your loss of Lori Kay. Please know that your family is in our thoughts & prayers. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Kym Dunford Wytheville Presbyterian Church - VA

“I wanted very much to come to Lori's Memorial Service today, but am scared to drive on the ice covered roads. The City of Charleston Tennis Division...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Peggy Bohne - Charleston, SC

“'Met this beautiful person 2 times while playing at Bees Landing- naturally kind, no arrogance in her bone and a very hard worker. Biggest regret is...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: OCMG - Charleston SC

“I did not know Lori very well. She almost was on a tennis team that I captain a couple of years ago, but unfortunately, due to her school schedule,...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Pamela Trudeau - Charleston, SC

“Speaking as the most recent grad of the Physical Education department she led, I can say that she will be greatly missed by those she gave the great...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Andrew Bourckel - San Diego, CA

“Lori was delightful. She was on my tennis team several years ago. She will be sorely missed. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Marian Greely - Charleston, SC

“Lori and I dated in high school 40 years ago. I find it difficult to believe she is gone. My condolences to her mother and brothers as well as all...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Dennis Montgomery - Salem, VA

Kay and Caitlyn the Dog “As the Director of Community Engagement for Charleston Animal Society I speak on behalf of the staff and animals in our care. We are eternally...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Kay Hyman - North Charleston, SC

“I am so sorry to hear of Lori's passing. She was a doll. I had the honor of working alongside Lori as we taught Tennis Camp, Courting Kids and after...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Monica Goldstein - Charleston, SC

“So sorry to hear of Lori's passing. She was a wonderful neighbor and friend. I will miss her so much. My thoughts and prayers are with you all ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: James Walker - Charleston, SC

“Dr. Hicklin,I'm extremely saddened by your untimely passing. You were such a sweet person, and an amazing teacher. I will never forget the pearls of...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Ezra Cowan - Charleston, SC

“I can't fully put into words how I am feeling. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. I loved going to conventions and sharing a room with her...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Katherine Pebworth - Hattogate, TN

Dr. Lori Kay Hicklin, 59, of Charleston, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Thursday, December 28, 2017. Her Memorial Service will be held Friday, January 5, 2018 in J. Henry Stuhr Downtown Chapel, 232 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401 at 11:00 a.m. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Lori was born June 26, 1958 in Harrisonburg, Virginia, daughter of Clara Smith Hicklin and the late William Stuart Hicklin. She was a college professor and the Department Head of Health Exercise and Sport Science at The Citadel. Lori held a BS from James Madison University and a Masters and Doctorate from the University of South Carolina. She was a member of James Island Presbyterian Church, the SPCA, and a tennis coach for the City of Charleston Tennis Courts. Lori was serving as President of the SC Alliance for Health Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance; current president of the SC Association of Physical Education and Sport; and, associate editor of the journal Teaching Elementary Education.

She is survived by her mother, Clara Hicklin, of Wytheville, VA; three brothers, Michael Stuart Hicklin (Danette) of Blacksburg, VA; Gary Meredith Hicklin (Lise) of The Plains, VA and Dean Phillip Hicklin (Cherise) of Roscoe, IL, numerous nieces and nephews and her beloved friend George Heard.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road, North Charleston, SC 29406.