South Jax fire chief named parade marshal

By Gary Scott on July 7, 2016 at 12:31pm

A parade marshal has been announced for this year’s South Jacksonville Celebration.

South Jacksonville Fire Chief David Hickox will be the marshal for the parade, which is on Saturday, July 30th at 10 a.m. Hickox has been a firefighter for almost four decades and has been the village’s fire chief for the last 19 years. His father Sonny was also a long-time chief of the department.

According to a village press release, Hickox is especially proud of the completion of the fire department in 2004 and the establishment of the South Jacksonville ambulance service with the fire department in 2008.

The South Jacksonville Celebration parade begins at South Main and Michigan and concludes in the First Christian Church parking lot.