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John Arthur Hicks

November 20, 1964 — November 3, 2022

John Arthur Hicks, 57, of Houston, Texas passed away on Thursday, November 3, 2022, in Houston, Texas.

John was born on November 20, 1964, at St. Mary Hospital in Port Arthur, Texas to Dorothy Aline Harris Hicks and Cecil Lee Hicks. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1983 and played on the Thomas Jefferson Yellow Jacket Football Team and was an All-District Center his senior year. Later, John went to Lamar University and later transferred to the University of Houston and graduated with a Finance degree in 1996 all while working and going to school at the same time. John worked for various restaurants and finance companies but was most recently a financial advisor with Allstate. He loved sports which included water skiing and knee boarding. John was also a member of the Masonic Lodge, Temple #4 AF& AM in Houston, Texas.

John loved his family dearly; especially his three children, Jackson Michael Hicks of San Marcos, Georgia Rose Hicks and Wyatt Reed Hicks both of The Woodlands; siblings, Brenda Hicks Chilcoat and her husband Kevin of Edmond, Oklahoma, Cecil “Larry” Hicks and his wife Jane of Lumberton and June Hicks Messina and her husband Charley Messina, Jr. of Nederland; his former wife and mother of his three children, Hilarie Hicks of The Woodlands; numerous nieces and nephews, classmates, co-workers and his Thomas Jefferson Football Teammates.

John was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Dorothy Hicks; two sisters, Louise Ardella Burrell and Donna Louise Hicks Ozment.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 19, 2022, at Memory Gardens Cemetery located at 3098 U.S. Highway 69 in Nederland, Texas under the direction of Melancon Funeral home in Nederland, Texas. Serving as Pallbearers will be Jackson Hicks, Wyatt Hicks, Dwight Chilcoat, Kade Caldwell, Brad Hicks and Rickey Hicks.
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