Chadbourne V. Hickey, 98, of Lake Placid, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.
Born July 27, 1915, in Gainesville, N.Y., he was the son of Charlotte and John Hickey. He enlisted into the U.S. Army after high school and was stationed in England. Mr. Hickey earned an art degree from Rochester Institute of Technology, in Rochester, N.Y., and worked as Advertising Director for Rumrill-Hoyt, Inc. in Rochester, N.Y. before retiring to Lake Placid in 1979. Mr. Hickey later went to work for the Lake Placid Journal, doing advertising layout for several years. He spent his remaining days at Balmoral Assisted Living in Lake Placid.
Mr. Hickey enjoyed painting. He is best known for the mural “Ink Spots” that he painted on the Lake Placid Journal building on North Main Avenue.
Mr. Hickey is survived by his daughters, Barbara Skalny and Janis Edsell, both of New York, and Kathy Phypers of Lake Placid; a sister, Louise Harmon of New York, and grandchildren Susan Skalny, Claire Edsell, Samantha and Hunter Phypers. He was predeceased by two spouses, Ann Ackerill Hickey and Virginia Hickey; and a son, Robert John Hickey.
Arrangements are under the devotion of Michael A. Brochetti Funeral Home, Lake Placid. No services are planned.