Remembering Professor Lori Kay Hicklin, Ph.D.

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As seen in The Roanoke Times

Dr. Lori Kay Hicklin, 59, of Charleston, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Thursday, December 28, 2017. Her Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in Summerall Chapel, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409 at 11 am. 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 or A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting