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Jason Lawrence HicksMay 7, 1976 ~ August 9, 2017 (age 41)
Jason Lawrence Hicks, 41, of Bentonville, Ark. passed away suddenly, August 9, 2017 at his residence. He was born May 7, 1976 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Roy Manford Hicks and Saralou Flanigan Hicks.
He was a graduate of Metro Christian Academy in Tulsa, was a member of the National Honors Society and an Eagle Scout.
At the age of twelve he saw a sign that explained how to prepare to attend the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs and he immediately decided he wanted to do just that. Upon graduation from high school, he applied and was accepted in both the Naval and Air Force Academy’s. He graduated from the Air Force Academy in 1998 and served in Iraq and Afghanistan. and he served in Iraq and Afghanistan. He also served at the Pentagon.
He was a strong, passionate, generous and kind human being; quick to give a beautiful smile that could soften any heart and win others. He was so special, certainly a one of a kind.
He moved to Bentonville five years ago to join the security team at Walmart and enjoyed all the area had to offer.
Jason married the love of his life, Anya Karavaieva and together they had two beautiful sons. Jason valued being a husband and father more than any other title he could have ever held.
He was preceded in death by his father, Roy Manford Hicks; adored second father, Buryl J. Williams and his grandfather, Everett M. Hicks.
He is survived by his lovely wife, Anya Hicks; two beautiful sons, Daniel (age 4) and Stephen (age 2); his mother, Saralou Hicks Williams of Disney, OK; grandmother, Pat Lee of Dewey OK and many extended family and friends. He will be missed by everyone that ever had the opportunity to get to know him.
Memorial services will be at 1:00PM, Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Stockdale-Moody Funeral Services in Rogers.
Military honors will be provided by the United States Air Force Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations at any ARVEST Bank to the Jason Hicks Funeral Fund or to GoFundMe Campaign at: www.gofundme.com/jason-hicks-widow-and-children-fund