Today
81°
Mostly Cloudy
Tonight
66°
Partly Cloudy
8%
Tomorrow
85°
Chance Thunderstorms
42%
Tomorrow Night
71°
Chance Thunderstorms
43%
Friday
83°
Chance Thunderstorms
52%
Friday Night
69°
Thunderstorms Likely
55%
Saturday
82°
Chance Thunderstorms
35%
Saturday Night
65°
Mostly Clear
11%
Sunday
82°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
21%
Sunday Night
65°
Chance Thunderstorms
37%
Monday
83°
Chance Thunderstorms
37%
Monday Night
66°
Chance Thunderstorms
52%
3 Day
Extended
Wednesday, February 4th, 2009
Vernon Hicks
Former Mendon resident, Vernon R. Hicks, 67, of Bradford, died at 5:43 p.m. Feb. 1, 2009, at Wayne Hospital, Greenville.
He was born Nov. 21, 1941, in Langley, Ky., to Charles Edward and Naomi Osborne Hicks. On March 24, 1962, he married Shirley Demar, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, Donnie (Rene), St. Marys; two daughters, Brenda S. (Glenn) Hill, St. Marys, and Tina M. (Mark) Harrelson, Tollhouse, Calif.; a brother, Eugene (Brenda), Mendon; five sisters, Wanda Mahaffey of Arkansas, Phyllis (Everett) Lauth, Pauline (Wayne) Miller, Bonita (Eric) Welker and June (Dennis) Dorsten, all of Mendon; six grandchildren.
Deceased are a bronther, Donnie Edward, and three sisters, Mary Agnes Hicks, Dolores Derossett and Joy Brodnicki.
He was retired as general manager of Denny's Restaurant, Dayton, and attended Mendon-Union High School. He later earned his GED. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the U.S. and Germany.
Services are 10 a.m. Friday at Mendon First Church of God, the Rev. Dean Bruce officiating. Burial is at Mendon Cemetery.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Mendon, and 9-10 a.m. Friday at the church.
Condolences can be sent to dick.hellwarth@verizonmail.com.
Additional obituaries on this date
Former Mercer County resident, Platt O. DeCamp, 86, died at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 2, 2009, at Alfredo Gonzales Veteran's Home, McAllen, Texas. [More]
St. Henry native, Alice M., age 84, of Kettering, died Feb. 2, 2009, at Hospice of Dayton. [More]
Diane Rose Lewis, 62, of Rockville, Ind., died at 2:32 p.m. Feb. 2, 2009, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Brazil, Ind. Death was due to heart failure. [More]
Rockford resident Darleen J. McDaniel, 59, formerly Darleen Gause, died at 5:59 [More]
Charles J. Nagel Jr., 78, of Germantown, died Feb. 2, 2009, at Sycamore Hospital in Germantown. [More]