Myles T. Hickey Sr. of Sandwich died on March 28 after a period of failing health. He was 81.
He was the husband of Ruth Hickey.
Mr. Hickey was born in Wareham and attended Wareham schools.
When he was 17 he joined the US Marine Corps and served in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He retired after 20 years of military service and owned a number of businesses, most recently Hickey Hydroseeding.
In addition to his wife, he leaves his grandsons, Darius E. and Andrius Hickey of Sandwich; a brother, Tom Hickey of Forestdale; and a sister, Alyne Kerr of Illinois.
Mr. Hickey was predeceased by his son, Myles T. Hickey Jr., and his brother, George Hickey.
A funeral will be held at the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home, 154 Route 6A, Sandwich, at 10 AM on Friday, April 11, followed by burial with military honors at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.
In lieu of flowers, send memorial contributions to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517; Topeka, KS 66675.