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Kenny Brothers Funeral Directors

3600 West 95Th Street, Evergreen Park, IL

OBITUARY

Andrew Marcus Arnold Bickham

June 8, 1937June 25, 2019

Dr. Andrew Marcus Arnold Bickham, son of the late Evelyn Thomas and the late Cullie Bickham Sr. of New Orleans, Louisiana, born in Franklinton, Louisiana on June 8, 1937, passed away on June 25, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. He had a passion for studying medicine with his dream of becoming a doctor after graduating from Meharry Medical College. He also had a love for education. After initially graduating from Xavier University, in later years he attended and graduated from DePaul University, Loyola University, and Northern Illinois University. Andrew served in the Air Force from 1955 to 1963. After retiring from medical practice, he began a second career in education with the Chicago Public Schools where along with serving as a teacher to many students, he also was principal to three additional schools during his tenure as an administrator. He also taught courses in the Chicago City Colleges before eventually retiring from both districts. He was a member of Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society as well as Oakdale Covenant Church, Trinity UCC and Covenant UCC. Andrew is survived by his sons, Dr. Marc Kevin Bickham and Brian Keith Bickham; daughter, Patrice Elaine Wagner; brother, Cullie Bickham Jr.; grandsons and a host of other family and friends.

Services

  • Memorial Visitation Monday, July 1, 2019

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