John Francis Hicklin, 49, of Bates City passed away June 24, 2019 at his home. Funeral service will be Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 12:00 pm at the Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, Odessa. Visitation will also be on Saturday at the funeral home from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. Burial will be in the Odessa Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family, in care of John Hicklin, Jr.
John was born September 29, 1969 in Kansas City, Missouri to Norman Hicklin, Sr. and Lois (McDaniel) Hicklin. He worked for Langley Recycling in Kansas City, Missouri. John married Robin Ann Williams on July 3, 1993 in Lexington. In addition to spending time with his family, grandkids and friends he enjoyed trail riding and fishing.
John is survived by his mother, Lois Hicklin; children, John Hicklin, Jr., Scott Hicklin and wife Megan, Stephanie Hicklin, all of Bates City and Ethan Hicklin of Kansas City, Kansas; brothers, Norman Hicklin, Jr. and wife Martha of Independence, Duke Hicklin and wife Debbie of Odessa and William Hicklin and wife Deloris of Bates City; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Norman Hicklin, Sr.; granddaughter, Brenlee Gilbert and sister, Rosemary Hicklin.