Donald E. Hicks

Donald E. “Dr. Don” Hicks, 82, of Hamburg, died on October 21, 2019, in Crossett.

He was a native of Kennett, Missouri and a resident of Hamburg since 1962.

Mr. Hicks was a veteran of the United States Army, a retired brick mason, and a member of Judson Missionary Baptist Church. He loved fishing and hunting, spending time at the lake and in the woods, and watching the birds and deer in his yard. He also enjoyed spending time with his son, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Anita B. Harrington Hicks in 2017; his parents, W.T. and Gladys Bennett Hicks; three brothers and three sisters.

He is survived by a son, William “Michael” Hicks and wife, Jessie of Hermitage; four grandchildren, Kerstie Hicks, Victoria Hicks and fiance, Scott Harper, Sawyer Hicks and Zack Piper; five great-grandchildren, Anita, Kaydence, Collin, Carson and Daniel and a host of nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 25, at 10 a.m. at the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home with Bro. Ed Hill officiating. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, October 24 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Pallbearers are Hardy Sawyer, Ed Cunningham, Brian Kelley, Sawyer Hicks, Scott Harper and Jimmy Don Norrell.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905. Visitation will be Thursday, 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.