March 6, 1953 - September 18, 2015
William Tate-Hicks Jr., 62 of Peoria passed away Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 at 12:55 p.m. at his home, in Peoria IL. He was born on March 6, 1953 in Peoria, IL to the late William Hicks Sr. and Josie Tate. William enjoyed playing cards, he absolutely loved listening to the blues, watching old western movies, he enjoyed good food, playing pool, helping others and hanging out with family and friends. Although William had many children he always made sure they all knew and enjoyed each other. William leaves behind 23 children, 12 sons: William Hicks Jr. Kevin Morris, Dewayne Hicks, Steve Hicks, Kevin Burks, Demond Morris, Sedrick Morris, Devion Morris, Maurice Hicks, Jonathan Hicks, Elijuan Patterson, and Derell Patterson; 11 daughters : Visa Morris, C’an Morris, Margaret Morris, Jonetta Rodgers, Quanisha Patterson, Deidre Hicks, Josie Hicks, Akima Davis, Shabblai Pride, Cheree Linwood, and Monday Burks all of Peoria; nine siblings; Susan Soto, Floretha Coleman, Margaret (Gary) Golden , Judy Hicks, Willie Hicks, Steve Hicks, Wayne Hicks, Charles Hicks and Scott (Michelle) Hicks. William is also survived by a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, other family members, friends and his long time best friend of forty-two years, Mr. Roy Lee Taylor. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Norma Jenkins. Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 3, 2015 with visitation commencing one hour prior at 10:00 a.m. at T.W. Parks Colonial Chapel. Pastor Namon Williams Jr. will officiate. Interment will be private. Arrangements were made especially for William’s’ family and professionally directed by T.W. Parks Colonial Chapel. Online condolences or words of encouragement can be made at www.twparkschapel.com.
William Tate-Hicks Jr., 62 of Peoria passed away Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 at 12:55 p.m. at his home, in Peoria IL. He was born on March 6, 1953 in Peoria, IL to the late William Hicks Sr. and Josie Tate. William enjoyed playing cards, he absolutely... View Obituary & Service Information
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