September 12, 1931 – June 27, 2019
Of Jackson, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at the age of 87. He is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Phyllis Hicks; daughter, Kathie (Hicks) Rochefort; son, Jason Hicks; two grandchildren, Rick Rochefort and Nicole (Greg) Tone as well as many nieces, nephews, loving family members and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Douglas Hicks. Rheuben was one of nine children born to William and Elsie (Hale) Hicks in Hippo, Kentucky. He relocated to Jackson with his family as a young man and attended Jackson Public Schools. He then proudly served in the United States Army. After many years of employment at Goodyear Tire, he continued working and then retired from Northwest Schools. Rheuben loved his family and spending time with them. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He touched the lives of many and will be greatly missed. A service to celebrate his life will be held at Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. The family will receive friends for visitation from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Mr. Hicks will be laid to rest at Hillcrest Memorial Park with Military Honors.
- Funeral Service followed by visititation from 11:00a.m until the time of service. Tuesday, July 2, 2019