— Johnny Wayne Hicks, 78, of Weatherford, died March 9, 2014.
A memorial service is 10 a.m. Saturday, March 15, at Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel, in Weatherford.
Johnny was born in Little Elm on March 6, 1936. He married Lois Jean Mauldin on Feb. 11, 2000; but they have been a devoted and faithful couple since 1990.
Johnny worked as an airplane interior repairman for Braniff Airlines for 16 years. He also owned a swimming pool repair business for a number of years. Johnny was a gifted handyman and could fix almost anything. Johnny loved to fish, camp and watch football, but more than everything else he loved his family. During retirement, Johnny never sat still and was always tinkering in the shed or out in the yard and took great care of his wife as she aged.
Johnny is survived by his wife, Lois Hicks; step-children, Mike, Brian and Lori Mauldin; step-grandchildren, Megan, Katie, Luke and Lillian Mauldin; step-great grandson, Ethan Mauldin; children, Terry and Christopher Hicks and Tammy McCanon; grandchildren, Matthew and Abigail Hicks, and Heather and Kyle McCanon; great-granddaughter, Madisyn Hicks; brothers, Ira Hicks and Jimmy Worley; sisters, Mae Robison and Bettye Williams; and many loving friends at College Park Nursing Home.
Johnny is preceded in death by his father, John McDaniel Hicks; mother, Lillie Brown-Hicks; and sons, Tony and John Hicks.
Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel