Johnie Willard Hicks, 73, of Campbell, Mo., died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, at his residence.
Born April 14, 1935, in Holcomb, Mo., son of the late Bertie and Gladys Smith Hicks, he was employed for a utility company in Florida, and he was a member of the Worldwide Church of God.
He married Mary Ruth Gish, who preceded him in death on March 21, 2007. He was also preceded in death by one son, Jerry Hicks.
Survivors include one son, Billy Whitaker, of Clermont, Fla.; one daughter, Julia Kane and husband, Brian, of Orlando, Fla.; two brothers, Bobby Hicks, of Campbell and Micky Hicks, of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; one sister, Sue Hobbs, of Campbell, and four grandchildren, Joshua, Amethyst, Alyssa and Destiny Whitaker.
Funeral services were held at 6 p.m., Monday, Aug. 18, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Campbell with the Rev. Luther Crane officiating.