Ray Boyd Hicks, 71
Ray Boyd Hicks, 71, of Ava, formerly of Gainesville, died July 25, 2020, in Ava. A memorial service will be held later in Holt Summit.
He was born Sept. 3, 1948, in Blackwater, Missouri, the son of George and Lucille Marie Galliher Ryan.
Mr. Hicks was a Christian and attended the Ava Assembly of God. He enjoyed taking his grandkids fishing.
He is survived by his daughter, Samantha Sweeden; two grandsons, Devin Hicks and Jeffry Sweeden; one sister, Velma Steinman; ex-wife Lynnette Hicks; many nieces and nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Daniel Joseph Hicks; one sister, Cleo; and one brother, Jimmy.
Online condolences may be expressed at clinkingbeardfuneralhome.com.
Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, directors.