Ned R Hicks, Jr

Born: Wed., Jun. 14, 1944
Died: Wed., May 13, 2020

Pending at Stiehl-Dawson Funeral Home

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Ned R. Hicks, Jr, 75 of Nokomis, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Nokomis Rehab and Healthcare.

Mr. Hicks was born June 14, 1944 in Peoria to Freda (Rhodes) and Ned Hicks, Sr.  Ned graduated from Nokomis High School with the class of 1961 and went on to serve his country with the Army Infantry in Viet Nam.  Ned married Mayme Mathis but they later divorced.  Ned worked for many years and retired as a Corrections Counselor in St. Charles, Illinois.

Mr. Hicks is survived by his son, Ryan (Angelique) Hicks of Columbia, IL and daughter, Heidi (Peter) Graves of Godrey, IL.  Also, grandchildren Carter and Logan Hicks and Julia and Nolan Graves and sister Nelda (Mario) Bernardini of Nokomis.

In addition to his parents, Ned was preceded in death by his sisters Connie Linville and Janet Boone. 

Graveside services will be held at a later date. Stiehl Dawson Funeral Home in Nokomis is serving the family and online condolences can be left at  The family suggests memorials to St. Louis Catholic School.

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Joyce Brown and Randy Herzog
   Posted Fri May 15, 2020
Nelds and Mario,
We are so sorry to hear of Ned's passing. We have lots of fond memories of Ned. He will be missed. RIP Ned!

Jeff Rhodes
   Posted Mon May 18, 2020
With fond memories, in remembrance of Lil June. Rest In Peace cousin.
Jeff & Penny

Micky G Bernard
   Posted Mon May 25, 2020
Nelda & Mario
Sorry to hear about Ned passing. I still remember your visit with Ned to Johnny's place in Cocoa Beach, Fl Ned was talking about getting a place for a month near the beach during the Winter.

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