John “Paul” Hicks, age 92, of Attica, MI died Thursday, October 28, 2021 at Lapeer County Medical Care Facility (Suncrest) of Lapeer, MI. John Paul Hicks was born September 8, 1929 in West Branch, MI. He was the son of the late Earl and the late Lutie (Huyett) Hicks Sr. Paul grew up in West Branch, MI. He married Carol Noetzold on March 17, 1956 in Detroit, MI.

He proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War.

Paul was a self-employed owner and partner with his siblings and in-laws at 4-H Cannery.

He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lapeer, MI and a member of the St. Paul men’s group.

Paul is survived by his daughter, Carolyn (Joe McDaniel) Hicks of Attica, MI; grandchildren, Julian Hicks, John Paul (Kim) Hicks, III, Kari Hicks, and Bob (Stacey) Hicks; and his great-grandchild, Amelia Hicks.

The Hicks family would like to thank the staff of Suncrest for all the care you provided to Paul.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Hicks; sons, John Paul Hicks, II, and Earl Hicks, Jr.; his brothers, Calvin Hicks and Frank “Buddy” Hicks; and his sisters, Lutie Hatfield, Betty Lou Vatter and Sue Davis.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 90 Millville Road, Lapeer, MI. Deacon Dave VandenBerghe, deacon of St. Paul Lutheran Church, will officiate. Interment will follow at Attica Township Cemetery.

The family will be available for visitation 10-11 a.m., Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Lapeer, MI.

Arrangements were entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City.

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