Mead Mortuary

36930 Irwin Road, Barstow, CA


Roger Emmett Hicks

November 8, 1946August 18, 2019

Roger Emmett Hicks, age 72, passed away on Aug. 18th, 2019 in Barstow, CA. He was born on Nov. 8th, 1946 in Harmon, Virginia to Emmett and Mary Hicks. He went to high school in Lancaster, CA. He worked on many things throughout his lifetime; for CJ Toy Comp., Coca Cola, he was also a talented chef for many restaurants, he and his wife even owned and operated their own restaurant for a while. The last half of his life Roger was known as a Car Salesman, he worked for both new and used car dealerships until he and his wife opened their own used car lot in 1994: D & R Motors in Barstow, CA. They ran this business until just last year. Roger Emmett Hicks is survived by his wife of 42 years, Vicki Hicks of Barstow, CA. and his children; Michael “George” & Laura Hicks of Fremont, MI., Rebecca Canzoneri of Oregon, Rick & Melissa Randall of Tennessee, Mary Hicks of Long Beach, CA. Dawna & Daryl Scott of Barstow, CA. and Rochelle & John Weilburg of Barstow, CA. along with his 9 grandchildren, including Caleb, Victoria & Andrew Scott of Barstow, and 6 great grandchildren. Also survived by his 3 sisters; Myrtle & Richard Penrod of Barstow, CA; Delvina & Ron Geisert of Anchorage, AK and Lessie Minnick of Vancouver, Wa. He is preceded in death by his daughter Dawn, parents and his brothers Jerry Lynn Hicks & Starling Lee Hicks. Roger Emmett Hicks was a wonderful man, loving husband, father and friend, he will be missed greatly!

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  • Celebration of Roger Hicks Saturday, August 24, 2019


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Adrianna Valdez

August 27, 2019

I will miss him so much. I loved him dearly. Every time I came into the church always smiled at me and asked are you OK I will never forget when he held my hand and said it will be OK. I will always remember that. Also will never forget his warm hugs. My favorite person too. I am truly going to miss him. Roger Emmett Hicks forever in my heart.

Angela Love-Darrow

August 26, 2019

I pray for love, peace and comfort for your family. Although, I have never met you, I am friends with your daughter Mary. She has a beautiful soul. I thank you for your gift of your daughter. I pray you rest in peace,

Brittany Hicks

August 23, 2019

RIP uncle Roger. Was really hoping to see you and let you meet Kota, Skyley and Aramis. We love you and I’ll tell the girls about you

Blake Gregory

August 23, 2019

RIP Uncle Roger. You will be missed by all of us.