William Lyckman '02 August 11, 2020 11:24 AM updated: August 11, 2020 12:21 PM
Lt. Col. William Lewayne Lyckman
December 14, 1979 - June 17, 2020
Lt. Col. William Lewayne Lyckman 40, of Honolulu formerly of Fritch, Texas passed away June 17, 2020. Visitation will be from 6:00-7:00pm Friday, July 17, 2020 at Kinney-Underwood Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday July 18, 2020 at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Stamford, Texas with Pastor John Erwin officiating directed by Kinney-Underwood Funeral Home.
Lewayne was born on December 14, 1979 in Borger, Texas to Lewis Wayne Lyckman and Elizabeth Haynes Lyckman.
He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Food Technology from Texas A & M, a Master’s degree in geological engineering from Missouri State University and was currently serving his 17th year in the United States Army.
He married Katie Nell Marie Rehberg on July 12, 2014 in Taylor, Texas. Lewayne was a loving father, son, husband and friend to anyone he met. He loved to come home from work and play outside with his boys every day. Any free moment he had was dedicated to playing with his 4 year old son Emerson and 2 year old son Erik. Aside from spending time with his family, he enjoyed watching Texas A&M football, learning about the stock market and researching ways to become a hobby farmer and acquire more farm land in Stamford, Texas. Lewayne was very ambitious and could achieve anything he set his mind to. He was a good hearted country boy who faced challenges in life with fortitude and grit.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Dr. Harry and Dorrace Haynes of Stamford, Texas; paternal grandmother Jennie Lee Lyckman of Stamford, Texas.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife Katie Lyckman and sons Emerson and Erik Lyckman of Austin, Texas; parents Lewis and Beth Lyckman of Stamford, Texas; sister Madeline Lyckman of Fritch, Texas; paternal grandparents William Eugene Lyckman of Stamford, Texas.
Many friends and family have asked about charities to donate to in his honor. Lewayne was very active in these 3 organizations and know he would approve of any support to these wonderful programs.
Boy Scouts of America https://donations.scouting.org/#/national/
4H https://4-h/wats -to-give/
Texas A&M University https://www/txamfoundation.com/How-To-Give/Honorary-And-memorial.aspx
Friday, July 17, 2020 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Kinney-Underwood Funeral Chapel
210 S. Ferguson St.
Stamford, TX 79553
Saturday, July 18, 2020 10:00AM
St. John's United Methodist Church
201 S. Ferguson Street
Stamford, TX 79553
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