John B. Bicknell, Jr., 82, Little Compton

Veteran of the Vietnam War

Posted 2/2/22

John B. Bicknell, Jr., 82, of Little Compton, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. He was the husband of the late Nancy E. (Brown) Bicknell, and son of the late John B. Bicknell, Sr., …

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John B. Bicknell, Jr., 82, Little Compton

Veteran of the Vietnam War

Posted

John B. Bicknell, Jr., 82, of Little Compton, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. He was the husband of the late Nancy E. (Brown) Bicknell, and son of the late John B. Bicknell, Sr., and Rosina (Urig) Bicknell.

John attended La Salle Academy and graduated from North Kingstown High School. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy and was commissioned on the USS Harwood during the Vietnam War. John was employed by Verizon, formerly New England Telephone Co., for over 30 years before retiring. He enjoyed caring for his property in Little Compton.

John was the loving father of Amy E. White (husband, Brian), Thomas C. Bicknell, the late John B. Bicknell, III, and Brian B. Bicknell; grandfather of Brian M. White (wife, Melissa C. White). He is also survived by his sister, Caroline Shepherd O’Connell, and 5 nieces and nephews.

His graveside committal service will be privately held at the Elm Grove Cemetery in North Kingstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Association, PO Box 97075, Washington, DC 20090-7075.

Kindly visit www.FaganQuinnFuneralHome.com for information and online condolences.

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