Sidney Ryan Hicks


Sidney Ryan Hicks, 84, of Jasper (Boldo community), passed away Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at his residence.

Hicks was born on Sept. 17, 1933, in Walker County, a son of A.M. Hicks and Thursey Ryan Hicks.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Ryan Hicks; one grandson, Tyler Reese Hicks; son-in-law, Roger O’Shields; brother, Oather Hicks; and sisters, Oneida King, Derotha Cooner and Dorothy King.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Joyce McCoy Hicks of Jasper; one daughter, Rebecca Hicks O’Shields of Jasper; one son, Leslie Hicks and his wife, Kathy, of Curry; one grandson, Britton O’Shields of Northport; one granddaughter, Makenzie Hicks of Curry; two great-grandchildren, Brileigh and Ryan O’Shields; and one sister, Birdis Jones of Birmingham.

Funeral service will be held Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Boldo First Baptist Church. Alfred Hartley, Jerry Irwin and L.G. Jones will officiate. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Jasper.. Visitation will be held Friday from noon until 2 p.m. at the church.