Malcolm Dean (Mac) Fickling, 82 of Kissimmee, passed away Thursday, August 17, 2017 surrounded by the love and care of nurses and caregivers at the Lake Nona Veterans Community Living. He was born in Bamburg, South Carolina on June 10, 1934 the son of Joseph M. Fickling and Angil Smoak.
He served his country proudly in the United States Air Force serving in Korea and Vietnam. He retired in August of 1972 after spending 21 years in service. Mac was a 53 years member of the Altus Masonic Lodge #62, Altus Oklahoma, Scottish Rite Bodies, Bahia Shrine Temple of Orlando; Past Exalted Ruler of the Kissimmee Elks Lodge #1873, Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie #4048, Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #2056 of KIssimmee and Makinson-Carson Post 10 Amercican Legion and the VFW of Kissimmee.
Preceeded in death by his sister Ida Mae Manolakis of Kissimmee, FL.
He is survived by his sole mate Eula Scott; son: Alan Fickling, Sr. of Kissimmee, FL. two daughters: Gloria (John)Huling of Sunbright, TN. and Tracy Fickling of Jacksonville, FL.; two sisters, Margaret Sweenor of Westminster, S.C. and Frances Hampel of Senaca, S.C.; four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Malcolm will be sadly missed by all his family and friends who knew and loved him.
Memorial Services will be held at 4:00 P.M. Monday, Labor Day, September 4, 2017 at the Kissimmee Elks Lodge #1873, 1655 Kings Hwy, Kissimmee, FL. 34744 with an Elks Memorial Ritual and Military Honors.
Memorial contribution maybe made to Lake Nona Community Living Center for the veterans Memorial Garden, Account # 9135, 13800 Veterans Way, Orlando, FL 32827.
The Fickling Family is being cared for by CONRAD & THOMPSON FUNERAL HOME, 511 EMMETT STREET, KISSIMMEE, FLORIDA 34741 (407)847-3188