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William B. Hicks

August 15, 1939 ~ December 7, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

William Hicks Obituary

     William B. Hicks, age 84, a resident of Portland, passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2023 at Randolph Nursing Home in Winchester.

     William was born August 15, 1939, in Nanty-Glo, Pennsylvania, the son of William J. and Emma (Morgan) Hicks.  William was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked at Strick in Monroe.  He was a member of the American Legion Post #211 and enjoyed fishing, camping, cars and car shows.  He married Linda Lee on February 13, 1960 and she passed away on November 19, 2014. 

Survivors include:

2 daughters:  Corinna Elwood (husband Tony) – Portland, Indiana

                      Annette Stults (Fiancé Mike Brenner) – Portland, Indiana

Siblings:  Catherine Bessesen – Ridgeville, Indiana

                 Jerry Hicks (wife Lorrine) – Portland, Indiana

                 Eddie Hicks (wife Judy) – Portland, Indiana

                 Darrell Hicks (wife Linda) – Berne, Indiana

                 Diane Debolt (husband Terry) – Decatur, Indiana

8 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren

     He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Hicks, his parents, William J. and Emma Hicks, son William “Billy” Hicks and daughters Linda Herriford and Della. 

     Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 1 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.  Pastor Hugh Kelly will officiate and burial will follow at Antioch Cemetery, southeast of Portland.  American Legion Post #211 will conduct military graveside rites. 

      Memorials may be directed towards Jay County Cancer Society. 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
December 13, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

Funeral Service
Thursday
December 14, 2023

1:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

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