Places

  • Hickory is also known as: Catawba County / Hickory city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Rick Barnes (basketball coach and coach), Shane Huffman (race car driver), Chris Hughes (programmer and businessperson), Ryan Succop (american football player), Madison Bumgarner (baseball player), Jon Reep (comedian and actor), and Bobby Lutz (basketball coach and coach).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Hickory Daily Record.

History

The city's 2010 estimated population is 40,010. In the 1850s, under a huge Hickory Tree, Henry Robinson built a tavern of logs. The city of "Hickory Tavern" was established in 1863 and the name was eventually changed to "Hickory" in 1873. The first train operated in the city of "Hickory Tavern" in 1859. The first lot was sold to Henry Link for $45. 00 in 1858. His house is now known as "The 1859 Cafe. " The community of Hickory was the first for many things in North Carolina including the council-manager form of government it adopted in 1913. Hickory was also one of the first towns to install electric lights in 1888 and a complete sewage system in 1904. In 1868, Dr. Jeremiah Ingold, pastor of the German Reformed Grace Charge, established Hickory's first school, the Free Academy. In 1891, Lenoir-Rhyne University (then Highland Academy) was founded by four Lutheran pastors...

The official website for the city of Hickory is http://www.hickorygov.com/.

There are currently 8 funeral home listings for the city of Hickory, North Carolina.

Hickory Obituaries

It was written by The Star on April 15th, 2016 that Margaret Best (McInnis) passed away in Hickory, North Carolina.  Ms. Best was 96 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Margaret's life.

It was disclosed by The Star on April 12th, 2016 that Randy Foy Huss passed away in Hickory, North Carolina.  Huss was 61 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Randy Foy's life.

It was disclosed by The Star on March 14th, 2016 that Bettie Lee (Honeycutt) perished in Hickory, North Carolina.  Ms. Lee was 85 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Bettie's life.

It was noted on March 3rd, 2016 that Roy Lee Lane passed on in Hickory, North Carolina.  Lane was 73 years old and was born in Grayson, VA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Roy Lee's life.

It was noted by The Star on February 17th, 2016 that Andrew MacArthur Cook perished in Hickory, North Carolina.  Cook was 73 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Andrew MacArthur's life.

It was reported by The Star on February 2nd, 2016 that Janice "Jan" Walker (Hamrick) perished in Hickory, North Carolina.  Ms. Walker was 67 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Janice "Jan"'s life.

It was disclosed by The Star on January 30th, 2016 that Robert L Ussery passed away in Hickory, North Carolina.  Ussery was 74 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Robert L's life.

It was written by The Star on January 29th, 2016 that Robert L Ussery passed on in Hickory, North Carolina.  Ussery was 74 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Robert L's life.

It was noted by The Star on January 21st, 2016 that Phildene Hoyle (Brady) passed away in Hickory, North Carolina.  Ms. Hoyle was 80 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Phildene's life.

It was noted by The Star on January 12th, 2016 that Lucille Derr (Moore) died in Hickory, North Carolina.  Ms. Derr was 77 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Lucille's life.

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Bass-Smith Funeral Home

Welcome to Bass-Smith Funeral Home, actively serving Catawba Valley communities since 1948. Over the years we have helped many through the process of finalizing arragements, services and life celebrations. We offer this experience daily to...

Bass Smith Granite Funeral Service

Bass-Smith Funeral Home, actively serving Catawba Valley communities since 1948. Over the years we have helped many through the process of finalizing arragements, services and life celebrations. We offer this experience daily to families,...

Burke Mortuary

At Burke Mortuary, we have a long and proud history of personal service provided by local families with deep roots in our community and with a deep commitment to professional and personal standards. Founded by Charles Ray Burke and a group of...

Burke Mortuary

Today, Burke Mortuary is STILL locally-owned and operated, with facilities in Maiden and Newton, and we still remain true to our vision. We answer to YOU, not an out-of-state corporate office, which means we are not bound by corporate mandates!...

Carpenters Funeral Home Incorporated

Carpenter's Funeral Home will be recognized as a leader in community affairs and the funeral service industry by providing and maintaining the highest service standards in our area

Heritage Funeral Service

Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory was founded in 1999 by owners Ed Plemmons and Andy Thompson as a funeral home to serve Valdese, Morganton, and surrounding areas.

Sossoman Funeral Home & Chapel

Sossoman Funeral Home, begun 61 years ago as a small enterprise to provide helpful services for families in grief, remains today a family operation still committed to a high standard of professional, compassionate care.

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Advanced Planning
102 1st Ave Ne
Hickory, NC 28601
Allen Mitchell Funeral Homes
334 1st St Sw
Hickory, NC 28602
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Bass-Smith Funeral Home
334 2nd St Nw
Hickory, NC 28601
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Catawba Memorial Park
3010 Us Highway 70 Sw
Hickory, NC 28637
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Dirk M Thompson Mortuary Incorporated
147 5th Street Ct Se
Hickory, NC 28602
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Gardens of Memory LLC
350 3rd Ave Nw
Hickory, NC 28601
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Hickory Funeral Home
102 1st Ave Ne
Hickory, NC 28601
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Woodlawn Memorial Gardens
3120 Falling Creek Rd
Hickory, NC 28603

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Ahead of the Curve: The next 7 days
A prosthetic leg thought to be that of missing 10-year-old Zahra Baker was found in a brushy area off a North Carolina road, Chief Tom Adkins of the Hickory, North Carolina ... Two months after his 2005 funeral, the family says, his high school classmates ...
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Local Folks: Roy Stapletons heavenly craft
In 2006, my sisters husband died, Joe Sadowski, he had cancer, and I had about 15 or 20 left and I took them to Hickory, NC for her to give out to the doctors and nurses there, Stapleton stated. While in North Carolina for the funeral, Stapleton gave ...
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Friday's Obituaries (Nov. 5)
Memorials may be made to Clover Baptist Church Building Fund, 100 Pinewood Road, Granite Falls, NC 28630. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.bass-smithfuneralhome.com. Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory is serving the family of Edith Cannon Parlier.
http://www.newstopic.net/view/full_story/10168726/article-Friday-s-Obituaries--Nov--5-?instance=latest_articles

31 years later, mother of DWI crash victim lays her son to rest
Her son's death was not the only reason the Woodbury woman was grieving while preparing his funeral last ... leg found in North Carolina belonged to a 10-year-old girl who has been missing for weeks, police said Monday. The Hickory Police Department said ...
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