Carl Carlile Hicks

Carl Carlile Hicks, 90, of Booneville, passed from this life Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 in Fort Smith. He was born Feb. 1, 1924 in Booneville to Andrew W. and Minnie C. (Kingsburough) Hicks.

He was a retired welder for Del Monte in California and was a Navy veteran of World War II.

He enjoyed fishing, gardening, spending time with family and telling stories.

He is preceded in death by wife, Pauline; daughters, Shirley, Elva, and Francis; brothers, Dale, Hobert, and Gene Hicks; and one sister, Lila Mae Ladd.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m.,, Wednesday, at Robetrs Memorial Chapel in Booneville, with burial in Carolan Cemetery, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home. There will be no graveside service.

He is survived by one son, Denny Hicks of Idaho; one sister, Margie Waggner of Little Rock; 16 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.