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William Allen Hicks, age 62, of Lincoln Park Road, Springfield, passed away at 5:19 a.m., Monday, July 15, 2013 at his home.
He was born on April 29, 1951 in Richland, Ohio to the late Willie and Gladys Lawhun Hicks.
He was preceded in death by a sister and two brothers.
In 2005 he retired from the Springfield Water Company after 27 years of service, was a former employee of the Parkview Home Center, Kentucky Port-A-John, a water line inspector and a former volunteer fireman.
Survivors include his wife, Emily Woford Hicks; two daughters, Mindy Simpson (Howard Jr.) of Willisburg and Ivory Hicks of Louisville; two grandchildren, Jessica Simpson and Hannah Simpson; five brothers, Kenneth, Richard, Dale, Carl and Terry; and six sisters, Nadine, Faye, Alma, Alva, Sue and Pam.
Cremation was chosen and a memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday evening, July 19 at their home.
Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Springfield Sun on July 17, 2013