Jonathan Jay Hicks, a resident of Westlake, was born June 17, 1968 and passed away Sunday, May 30, 2021 at the age of 52. Jonathan was an avid fisherman; he loved to grill and always wanted to make sure everyone had plenty to eat and enjoyed themselves. He was a very generous man with a servant’s heart; always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. He loved his family and he will be greatly missed by all that knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Bass; daughter, Courtney Karschnik; stepfather, Wayne Murphy; siblings, Diana Parker, Linda Carrell and husband, John, Cecil Hicks and Buford Dollar and wife, Brenda; along with numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil Hicks and Hannah Ruth Murphy.
The family will receive friends from 9-10 a.m. Friday, June 11, and the funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. The visitation and funeral will be held at Riley Smith & Sons Funeral Home in DeQuincy. Pastor Barrett Navarre will officiate. Interment will follow at Barentine Cemetery in Longville.
Arrangements are being handled by Riley Smith & Sons Funeral Home, 1810 W. Fourth St., DeQuincy.