Phillip J. Hicks, 47, of Shelby, died May 7, 2008, due to a work-related accident.
He was born April 3, 1961, in Willard, to Pharrow and Helen (Roeder) Hicks. Phillip was a graduate of Willard High School Class of 1979 and was a forklift technician for Brennan Truck Company and Phillips MFG. He enjoyed hunting and motorcycles, owning his first when he was 18 years old, and spending time with his family and friends.
Phillip is survived by his wife, Gladys (Gayheart) Hicks of Shelby; two sons, Nathan Laser of Mansfield, Ohio, and Jonathon Laser of Shelby; two daughters, Abby Stephens of Shelby and Tiffany Heynes of Shiloh, Ohio; six grandchildren, Lexi, Dylan, Summer, Chloe, Alyssa and Gavin; his mother, Helen Hicks of Willard; brother, Otto (Lois) Hicks of Willard; five sisters, Mary (Daryl) Kilgore of Plymouth, Ohio, Harley Craven of Willard, Joyce (Mike) McGahhey of Willard, Phyllis Hicks of Willard and Melissa (Timothy) Barker of Cincinnati; along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father; and two nephews, Harrison Barker and Heath Hicks.
Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday in Lindsey-Kocher Funeral Service, 323 Myrtle Ave., Willard, with vigil service at 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. The Rev. Stanley Szybka officiating. Burial will be in the Maple Grove Cemetery, New Haven.
Memorial contributions may be made to Biker Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 1081, Sandusky, OH 44870. Condolences may be shared at lindseykocher.com.