April 28, 1946 — Dec. 17, 2013
Cleo C. Hicks , 67, of Fairfield, Calif., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, following a short illness.
He was born in Helena, Ark., to Robert and Charity Hicks. Cleo served in the United States Air Force after high school. He then went to Anheuser-Busch, where he worked for 21 years before retiring. In his retirement, Cleo enjoyed wood-carving, making handmade jewelry using elk horn, ivory and jade. He also collected coins, sailboats and ships.
Cleo is survived by his wife of 41 years, Toni; son, Piere, and his wife Angel; daughter, Shawn; stepchildren, Sharon, Billy Joe, Ronnie, Mike, Terry, Gerry and Jaime, all of Dallas, Texas; mother, Charity; sister, Claudine; numerous nieces and nephews and Aunt Mattie; and family, all of Chicago and Joliet, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his son, Cleo Jr.; father, Robert; stepfather Reverend Turner; grandpa; Grandma Mary; Aunt Viola and Aunt Rose.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Bryan-Braker Funeral Home, 1850 W. Texas St., Fairfield, Calif.
Arrangements by Bryan-Braker Funeral Home, www.bryanbraker.com.