Donald "Donnie" Francis Hicks

November 12, 1987May 12, 2020

Donald "Donnie" Francis Hicks age 32, of Raytown, MO. passed away Tuesday May 12, 2020. Donnie was born November 12, 1987 in Kansas City, Mo to Cherie Chandler Newell and Don Hicks. He was a maintenance Technician at KU Med, Campus in Kansas City, Kansas.

There are many things to describe Donnie's life. He could best be described as a family man. His best moments of his life were spent with his adored and caring wife Billee. He loved being a father to his three beautiful girls, Kylee, Abby and Lillee and prided himself on being their protector. Family was the most important thing in Donnie's life. He also loved his mother and father Cherie and Bob and the time they spent together. He had numerous close friends and cherished the memories they made together. In his free time, he enjoyed going to sporting events and the Chief's were one of his favorite teams. Donnie also enjoyed outdoor activities such as, fishing, shooting his gun and spending time at the lake. Donnie's absence will leave a hole in our family and in our hearts, but he also leaves us a legacy of wonderful memories that will endure so that he will always be with us.

Donnie is survived by his wife, Billee Hicks, three daughters Kylee Hicks, Abby Trent and Lillee Trent. His beloved mother Cherie Chandler- Newell, and father Robert "Bob" Newell. Aunt Linda (husband Mark) Dehaas, cousin Shane Dehaas. Uncle Bobby (Wife: Mari) Chandler, Cousin Bradley Chandler, along with numerous close friends. Visitation services will be held 12pm - 3pm at Newcomers Floral Hills Funeral Home. Online Condolences:


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Donald "Donnie" Francis Hicks

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Elaine Snyder-Wilson

May 20, 2020

I was Donnie’s second grade teacher. I remember Donnie for his kindness and ever-present smile. He had such a gentle nature. It breaks my heart to read of his passing.


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