Lee N. Hickox, age 85, of Flora died at 1:40 p.m., Sunday, July 14, 2013, at Clay County Hospital in Flora, Illinois. A WWII Veteran, he was a truck driver for Jen-Mar and later Effingham Truck Sales. He retired in 2007. Lee was a member of the Casey Masonic Lodge for more than 50 years. He was also a member of the Flora Shrine Club and the Flora Elks Lodge.
Lee is survived by his wife Louise of Flora, IL, son, Tim Hickox (wife Chery) of Casey, IL, daughter, Mary Lee Christmas of Chicago, IL, brother, John Hickox of Fort Meyers, FL, 2 grandchildren, Chris Hickox (wife Lynde Dawn) of Fairfield, IL, Stacey Hickox (wife Connie) of Casey, IL, and 5 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Lee N. Hickox will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 18, 2013, at Byrd & Kohn Funeral Home in Flora with burial at Henson Cemetery in Zenith, Illinois, with Military Honors.
Visitation will be Wednesday, July 17, 2013, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Byrd & Kohn Funeral Home in Flora with Masonic Rites at 5:30 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital or Clay County Cancer Crusaders and will be accepted at the Byrd & Kohn Funeral Home in Flora.