Hal Bickley, age 56, died of a heart attack on Friday, August 20, 2015 in Mt Shasta, CA. He was born October 7, 1958 in San Jose, Ca to William Shewman and Janice Bickley.
Mt. Shasta will be missing a piece of itself. Hal was know for his outgoing personality. He loved to talk to everyone he met and made a lasting impression. His favorite hobby was working on cars and rebuilding engines. He was a generous man, though he had little he didn’t hesitate to share what he had.
He loved the outdoors, swimming, boating , and was known for back flips from high places such as McCloud Falls or the bridge at Lake Siskiyou, all the way up to last summer 2014.
He loved to visit theme parks, drive-in theaters and races. In the 90’s he obtained an AA degree in computer science, raced his own Chevelle and also pursued acting. He was an extra in several movies. He loved music like Journey and Led Zeplin, and his favorite band was the Doobie Brothers from his hometown in San Jose, CA.
Hal raised three children mostly as a single parent, and was always incredibly proud of his children and their accomplishments. He was a devoted father and newly a grandfather since 2011. His fervor for family and adventure make him irreplaceable in the hearts of those closest to him.
He is survived by three children by three children: Shala Lucero, Heather Boesch, and Ryan Hal Bickley; four grandchildren: Benaiah Lucero, Charles Boesch, Thaddaeus Lucero, and one unborn yet, due in January 2016; two siblings: Robin Warrick and Martha Bickley; and is mother, Janis Bickley.
His memorial service will be held Friday, August 28th at 1pm at the Evangelical Free Church at 1030 W A Barr Road, Mt Shasta, CA 96067.
Mount Shasta Memorial Chapel assisted the family