Ken Hicks

January 22, 1934December 2, 2018

Ken Hicks was born at Bayview Hospital in Pacific Grove, California to Mildred White Hicks and Bernard Alpheus Hicks. He passed away at home, after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Irish Hicks of 58 years, his daughters Deborah Baker of Salinas and Vicki Marinovich of Mill Valley; grandchildren are Kenneth Riddleberger, Keleigh Sanchez (Ted), Evan Baker, Nicholas and Dimitri Marinovich; great grandchildren, McKenna and Zander Riddleberger and Avery and Carter Sanchez and his sister Carol Contralto (Jim). Ken was an Army Veteran, serving from 1957-1963. He was employed at A. T. and T. as craft and management for over 32 years. Following his retirement, he formed Pre-Tech Communication and Wiring Service and Repairs for several years, until Kathleen’s retirement. Many close friends, dating back to First Grade, will miss his wry sense of humor, including Bill, Howard and Chuck. Celebration of Life will be held at The Meadows Club House, Corral de Tierra from 2-4 PM on Sunday, January 20th, 2019. Donations may be made in Kenneth’s name for Montage Health Foundation (CHOMP), P. O . Box HH, Monterey, California 93942. Please visit for Ken’s guestbook and messages to the family.


  • Celebration of Life Sunday, January 20, 2019

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MAUREEN Clinton Livermore

January 22, 2019

Carol, I am so sorry for your loss. I am Martha Lou Bussy's cousin and spent many times with you are Marcie. Would love to hear from you. Sincerely, Maureen

Mary (Clinton) Layton

January 19, 2019

I remember Ken from school long ago. I always thought he was one of the nicest boys I ever knew. Quiet, unassuming and totally likeable.

Judy Nohr

January 14, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
Ken will always be in your heart and with you.
Love and hugs,
Judy and Fred Nohr

Gary and Terry Rowe

December 9, 2018

Dear entire Hicks Family, we are thinking of you at this sad time and the loss of your loving
Patriarch, Kenneth. We look forward to hugging each of you at his Celebration of Life.

Gary and Terry Rowe
Salinas, Ca