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William W. Hicks

January 13, 1947 January 31, 2019
William W. Hicks
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Obituary for William W. Hicks

William W. Hicks, 72, died Thursday, January 31st of injuries incurred in an accident on I-80.

A Celebration of Bill’s life is planned for Saturday, February 9th from 12 to 6 PM at J & A Tap, 440 N. Dubuque St, North Liberty 52317. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in his name. Donations may be made at

Bill was born January 13, 1947 in Lee’s Summit, MO, the son of Ancil and Dorothy (Ohmsieder) Hicks. He was a 1965 graduate of Adel High School and had attended Drake University and the University of Iowa.

Bill was the proud owner of the Towncrest Texaco from 1973 to 1979. He enjoyed time spent camping and fishing.

Survivors include his son, Ken Hicks (Sarah Kringlen) of Cedar Rapids; his granddaughter, Alyssa Shirley- Hicks; his sister, Margie Hicks Westphal of Adel; two nieces, Holly and Hailey and his nephew, Scott; four great nieces and nephews; special friends, Mike (Teresa) Sladek and Nikki Lara and her children; and his former spouse, Susan (Vernon) Griffin of Iowa City.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Jim.

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12:00 PM 2/9/2019 12:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 2/9/2019 6:00:00 PM
J & A Tap

440 N. Dubuque Street
North Liberty, IA 52317

J & A Tap
440 N. Dubuque Street North Liberty 52317 IA
United States

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