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STERLING- Robert A. Hicks, 47, of Sterling, died Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at his home.
He was born March 12, 1965 in Sterling the son of Curry and Anna (Aldridge) Hicks. He was self-employed as a contractor. He enjoyed fishing, camping, playing the guitar, singing and grilling.
Surviving are his parents, Curry (Anna) Hicks of Sterling; his son, Dustin (Sarah Akers) Hicks of Fulton; step children, Vanessa Echartea of Rock Falls and Joseph Echartea of Dixon; his sisters, Veronica (Larry) Piper of Princeton and Terol (Marty) McCarty of Rock Falls; his grandmother Lucille Hicks of Leeds, Alabama; a grandchild and special friend Rhonda Simmons of Rock Falls. He was preceded in death by a brother James Hicks and his grandparents.
Funeral services will be at 11AM Tuesday in McDonald Funeral Home, Rock Falls with Pastor Paul Sheley of Oneighty Church, officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Sterling. Visitation will be from6 to 8 PM Monday at the funeral home. A memorial has been established in his memory. To send condolences visit