COMANCHE — Graveside services for Raymon D. Hicks will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Indian Creek Cemetery, with Bro. Gerald Burns officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Comanche Funeral Home.
He died Saturday, May 13, 2017, in John Peter Smith Hospital after a tractor accident on his farm.
He was born on March 21, 1931, in Comanche County, to J.J. and Lillie Mae (Creek) Hicks. On June 4, 1954, he married Rebecca Kemp in Comanche. He was a United States Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Hicks of Comanche; sons, Ricky Hicks and wife Becky of Comanche, and Troy Hicks also of Comanche; daughter, LaVay Lavender of Bloomington, Indiana; grandchildren: Kevin Childress and wife Michelle, Jeremy Hicks, Miranda Hicks, Christen Kingsbury, and Charlsa Mata and husband Abel; great-grandchildren, Brett, Kaylor, Lucas, Peyton, Aison, and Dawson; sisters, Joyce Ward and husband Don of Sidney, and Mary Hall, also of Sidney; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandson, Jarrett Hicks, parents, J.J. and Lillie Mae Hicks; and sister, Billie Reed.