Walter Hichens Jr. ... ran Wally's Farm Stand; at 79
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 5:24 am
BERWICK, Maine - Walter Wilson Hichens Jr. (Wally) known to his siblings as Terry died on Jan 4th 2022.
Born Aug.10, 1942 in York Harbor Maine, the son of Walter and Elmira Hichens. Raised on the family farm in Eliot on now route 236 with his other 8 siblings. He loved to play his trumpet as a youth at South Berwick Free Baptist church at services and was in Eliot high school band for 4 years. He was drafted into the Army in 1964 where he served his country for 4 years and suffered the effects of nerve gas for the rest of his life. He was also a Lifetime member of the DAV.
He retired from 35 years of service working on the Long Bridge between Kittery and Portsmouth. He also operated Wally's Meat Market in South Berwick in the 70's and later Wally's Farm Stand which is still operated by the family today. He was an avid hunter and fishermen and loved fishing with his family in the spring near Millinocket and staying at Pete's camp on 1st Debsconeag Lake. He would often say while trolling up there, "be ready this is a good spot". He is also known for winning 1st place in the Piscataqua river fishing contest for the largest Coho salmon. He will be loved and missed by all who knew him but not the fish.
Wally is survived by his loving wife of 55 years Jane Hichens; four children, Teresa, Carin, Calvin and Walter; and eight grandchildren, Olivia, Isabel, Calvin Jr., Benjamin, Katelyn, Nicole, Ashlynne and Brynnely.