Whitesburg KY

John Hicks dies in Ohio

John L. Hicks, 87, died February 6 at his home at West Chester, Ohio.

Born in Scio, Ohio to the late John Robert and Anna Blanche May Hicks, he was preceded in death by two children, David and Felicia, and five sisters, Matilda “Irene” Gotschall, Dorothy Malone, Alice Winzinreid and Laura “Susie” Hauser.

Mr. Hicks was an auditor for the government overlooking projects at GE.

He enjoyed walking the beach looking for shells and fishing off the pier on family trips to Florida, and enjoyed playing poker.

Surviving his wife, Joyce Griffith Hicks; two sons, Dan Hicks and wife Lori, and Chris Hicks and wife Julie; seven grandchildren, Samantha Dunaway and husband Joe, Emily Hall and husband Casey, David Hicks, Zoe Hicks, Grace Hicks, John Hicks, and Henrietta Hicks; and four great-grandchildren, Felicia Dunaway, Juliana Dunaway, Jackson Dunaway and Mason Hall

Funeral services were held February 12 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Interment was in Pearl Dixon Cemetery.

Memorials may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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