Charles (Chuck) William Wickham

Charles (Chuck) William Wickham 85, of Topeka, died Thursday, September 24, 2020.

Chuck was born in Beloit, KS, April 3, 1935, to Laura & Roy Wickham. He graduated from Beloit High School. He married Frances Siegrist April 2, 1960. He later received his Associate Degree in July, 1982 from Barton County Community College.

He is survived by brother Warren Wickham (Gail [deceased]), children Scott (wife Meg) & Tracy (daughter Jordan Farris), he was preceded in death by son, Clay Wickham and wife Frances (Fran) Wickham. Chuck had seven grandchildren (including two step-granddaughters) and eight great-grandchildren.

Chuck served in the U.S. Army1956-1958.

Chuck retired Major Charles “Chuck” Wickham from the Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP). His years of service with the KHP was 1962-1988. After his KHP career, Chuck and his wife helped manage the South Village Mobile Home Community.

Memorial arrangements will be held Saturday, October 10 at 10 a.m. at Shawnee Lake (east of the tennis courts on the SW side of the lake) University United Methodist Church will conduct the service. Masks and social distancing are required due to COVID-19. In lieu of flowers, consider a gift to the Jordan Farris College Fund at Community National Bank, 5431 SW 29th St, Topeka, KS 66614. If flowers or plants are preferred the family will receive them at their home.

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  1. Very sorry for the passing of your dad. Your parents was kind, caring thoughtful, wonderful neighbor, friend, child care, every thing. A candle will be burning for them at church service

  2. Scott and all of the Family. I am very sorry for your loss. I remember you all very fondly. May God Bless And Keep You All.

    Sgt. Loren Johnson
    Wichita Police Department / Patrol West /4th
    Wichita Kansas

    El Dorado Kansas

  3. My condolences at Chuck’s passing. He was one of my dad’s co-worker’s on KHP (Gene Goldsberry, KHP #75, EOW 8/5/1993). May his memory be a blessing to you all!
    Brenda Hall
    Topeka, KS

  4. Chuck was a very special man. He always made friends and was sure to have conversations with you when he was around. He loved to talk about his family and will missed by all that knew him. Rest in Peace.

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