J. Stephen Hicks

Hicks, J Stephen
August 24, 1954 - February 6, 2013
Beloved father, husband, brother, son and true friend was taken from this life unexpectedly on Feb 6 in Malibu. Loving husband and committed father whose happiest and most contented moments were spent with his family, wife Lani, son Ryder 18 and daughter Kailee, 15, who survive him. Stephen 58, was a force of life - his capacity for love and life was so huge. His energy, spirit and soul touched and lifted all those around him. His genuine spirit, compassion and boundless love will never be forgotten. Stephen was an acclaimed Photographer, surfer, mountain bike rider and avid traveler. He coached Malibu Soccer teams for 8 years and called his beloved Malibu home for 19 years.

Published in the Los Angeles Times on Feb. 13, 2013