Johnny W. Hicks, III, 76, died Friday, February 18, 2022, at Regency Care Center in Norwalk, Iowa. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at 10:30 AM at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona. The service will be available via Livestream at the Beatty Peterseim Facebook page. A memorial fund to assist the family has been established. Checks can be made out to Rebecca Omran.
Johnny William Hicks, III, was born July 4, 1945, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Johnny William Hicks, II and his wife Frances. He graduated from high school and enlisted in the United States military. Johnny was an auto mechanic. He enjoyed drinking coffee, eating sweets, listening to Johnny Cash, and fishing.
Survivors include five children: John (Christy) Hicks of Scottsboro, Alabama, Maryann Perkins of California, Diana Simms of Lancaster, California, Rebecca Omran and fiancé Justin Southwick of Wellman, Audra (Trent) Dawson of Wellman; 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; and two brothers: Jim and Joe Hicks.
Preceding Johnny in death were his parents, ex-wife Angie Hicks, and a sister, Frances Hicks.