James E. Hicks

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

James E. Hicks, 68, of Jenkins, passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. He was born on June 23, 1948, in Winfield, Kan., son of James and Evelyn (Armstrong) Hicks. He joined the U.S. Army and served during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Shell Knob and the 173rd Airborne Brigade.

Survivors include: his wife, Ginger Hicks, of Jenkins; two daughters, Jaime Brothers, and Ellaine Hicks; two step-sons, Brian Dutcher and Jason Dutcher; one step-daughter, Jamie Dutcher; five grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and four sisters. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his infant brother.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.