Memorial services for Van Hicks will be held Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at First Methodist Church, in Mannsville, at 11 a.m. Van was born in Colorado Springs, Colo., on July 8, 2000, and passed away on Oct. 9, 2018. An Ardmore resident, Van attended Dickson High School and graduated in 2018.
Van was an accomplished motocross racer and had an impressive collection of trophies in that sport. He also enjoyed deer hunting with friends and loved to play blues on his guitar. Van had many friends in the area and also in Colorado, Kansas and Texas. He was often described as “that son that everyone wanted” and was popular with everyone.
Van is survived by his father David Hicks, mother Kimberly Cotten, of Colorado Springs, sisters Bailey and Dara Hicks, of Ardmore, grandparents Nancy and Wayne Cope, and great-grandmother, Sara Cope, also of Ardmore.