William Toby Hicks, 48 , died Sunday, April 29, 2018 at his residence in Liberal.
He was born on March 18, 1970 in Marietta, OK, the son of William Tinsley “Tim” Hicks and Rilda Renick.
He graduated from Marietta High School in 1988, after helping his football team win the state championship. He attended Oklahoma State University, where he graduated in 1994 with a degree in agronomy. Toby was employed at Seaboard Foods as an agronomist.
On September 2, 2017 he married Jennifer Lyddon in Oklahoma City. She survives.
He was a member of the Liberal Country Club, where he golfed every chance he got. He was an avid Oklahoma State Athletics and Dallas Cowboys fan, and a reluctant Denver Broncos fan. He was a loving and devoted dad, who enjoyed attending all his children’s activities.
Elizabeth “Lizzie” Mannel Liberal, KS
Wyatt Mannel Liberal, KS
Tinsley “Todd” Hicks and his wife, Shelly Marietta, OK
Holly Hicks-Black and her husband, Tyler Belton, TX
3 Nieces and Nephews
Amy and Allison Hicks and William “Will” Black
Mike McGinley and his wife, Monica
Joe Locke and his wife, Chrissy
His beloved dogs, Taco and Monkey
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be at 11:00am Thursday, May 3 at the Brenneman Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jeff Mitchell presiding. Public visitation will be from 10am to service time.
Services will conclude with a memorial party to follow at Billy’s Ayr Lanes, 2050 N Kansas Ave. in Liberal.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Heart Association, in care of the Brenneman Funeral Home 1212 W. 2nd Liberal, KS 67901.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brennemanfuneralhome.com