West Hill Cemetery
Lindon Hicks, obituary at the bottom of this page.
Phillis A. & Lindon E. Hicks
wed Aug 29, 1969
The Herald Democrat
January 19, 2010
SHERMAN - Funeral services for Lindon E. Hicks will be held
at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, in the First United Methodist Church of
Sherman. Dr. Jim Pledger and Dr. Tom Peel will officiate. A reception will
follow at the church. Private graveside services will be held at West Hill
Cemetery with Mike Catellier, Trey Darnell, Scott Ortiz, Nick Keating,
Rick Cantu, and Randall Hicks serving as pallbearers. Mr. Hicks passed
away Sunday, Jan. 17, at Texoma Medical Center at the age of 67. Waldo
Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
Lindon was born to Lowell and Ala (Samford) Hicks on April 6, 1942,
in Simmons City. He served in the U.S. Army from 1962 to 1964, and was
stationed in Germany. After his discharge from the Army, he moved to Alice,
where he worked for C.P. Tool Co. In 1968, he moved to Odessa to work for
He and Phyllis Ann Tatum were married on Aug. 29, 1969 in Odessa.
They relocated to Casper, Wyo. in November 1969, where Lindon started his
own company, Hicks Equipment, which he operated until his retirement in
1993. He and Phyllis then moved to Sherman, where they became active in
the local community. In 1997, Lindon came out of retirement to work for
Southcoast Products as Domestic Sales Manager. He continued this work until
his recent illness.
Lindon was a member of First United Methodist Church where he had
served as an usher. He was a perfect gentleman, demonstrating exceptional
patience and a kind and gentle spirit. Lindon touched many lives with his
kindness and will be greatly missed by family and friends. Hunting and
fishing, and being out of doors were always especially enjoyed by Lindon.
Survivors include his wife Phyllis of Sherman; mother, Ala Hicks
of Three Rivers; daughters, Kathy Tatum of Scottsdale, Ariz., Kristy Tatum
of Denver, Colo., Keli Ortiz and husband Scott of Casper, Wyo., Koby Catellier
and husband Mike of Sherman; brothers, Vernon Hicks and wife Juanita of
Belton, Curtis Hicks and wife Della of Three Rivers, Lewis Hicks and wife
Carrie of Lake Whitney; and sister-in-law, Jean Hicks of Kingsville; nine
grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nine nieces and nephews; and mother-in-law,
Woody Glenn of Bells. He was preceded in death by his father, one brother
Dean Hicks, and a nephew, Prentice Hicks.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 401 N. Elm
St., Sherman, TX 75090 or Meals on Wheels of Texoma, 4114 Airport Drive,
Denison, TX 75020.
to the West Hill Cemetery
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