Steven L. Hicks, 52, passed away on July 24, 2017

Steven Lee Hicks, 52, passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017, in Aransas Pass, Texas.
Services for his Texas family and friends will be on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, at Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints in Rockport, Texas.  His Kansas family and friends will gather for a casual remembrance and celebration at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at Sunset Lawns Cemetery, El Dorado.  Those attending should use the north road near the old drive-in.
Steven was born on Sept. 29, 1964 in El Dorado, the son of Calvin Lee and Lola Kay (Beshirs) Hicks.  He graduated from El Dorado High School in 1983.  He married Dana Kuntz on Dec. 29, 2008.
Steven was a pipefitter and worked in refineries and on oil rigs.  He enjoyed fishing, mudding, bowling, and working on automobiles.  The greatest joy in his life was spending time with his children and grandchildren.  In recent years, he suffered from health issues related to complications of diabetes.
Survivors include:  his wife Dana of Rockport, Texas; mother, Lola of El Dorado; daughter, Cassandra of Rockport, Texas; son, Joshua of Mathias, Texas; step sons, Kirtis and Kenny Kuntz of Texas; grandchildren, Kristena, Elaina, Aiden, Kolton, Trevor, Raelynn, Abel, and Adam; sister, Debbie (Rick) Nuessen of El Dorado; nephews, Brandon and Ryan Nuessen of Kansas; just-like family, Coy (Jennifer) Gannon, Ed (Brandy) Gannon, and Randy (Dianna) Horner.
Steven was preceded in death by his father Calvin.
Donations may be directed to his Texas family to help offset funeral expenses, or to the American Diabetes Association.