April 8, 1932 ~ March 27, 2021
Born in: Beaver Dam, KY
Resided in: Lebanon Junction, KY
Willis D. Hicks age 88 of Lebanon Junction, Kentucky passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021 at his residence. He was born April 8, 1932 in Beaver Dam, Kentucky the son of the late Emmitt and Roxie Royal Hicks.
Willis was a good father who always had a smile and never met a stranger. He love children and dogs, fishing and going to the zoo. With his humorous personality he could always make you laugh and always had a lot of stories to tell. He had always wanted to go home to his childhood homeplace for a visit.
Aside from his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Tempy Autry Hicks, his second wife, Francis McDole Hicks, four sons, Willis Joe, Glendon Leo, Donnie Franklin and Joey Lee Hicks, one step-daughter, Bonnie Casto, and one granddaughter, Brandy Bradley Smith.
Left to honor Willis’ memory are three daughters, Brenda Bradley (Terry), Mary Hensley (Pete), and Judy Gibbs (Ronnie), three step-children, Debbie Probus, Evelyn Ray and Danny McDole, one sister, Juanita Dickau, seven grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Miller Schapmire Funeral Home in Hartford, Kentucky with Bro. John David Morris officiating. Burial will be in McCord Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to FOTS, P.O. Box 7, Hartford, Kentucky 42347 .
All who wish to honor Willis at the visitation and funeral are required to wear a mask while inside the funeral home for the safety of all those in attendance.
Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Hicks. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Willis D. Hicks, at www.millerschapmire.com
Visitation: April 1, 2021 10:00 am - April 1, 2021 1:00 pm
Miller - Schapmire Funeral Home
114 West Walnut Street P.O. Box 166
Hartford, KY 42347