Joel Dwayne Hicks

Joel Dwayne Hicks, 31, of Poteau died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011, in Poteau. Joel was born Nov. 11, 1979 in McAlester. Joel worked in construction. He loved to play football and golf. He loved his daughter so very much. He was saved and brought to the Lord the summer of 2010. He was preceded in death by his father, Lowell Wayne Hicks; grandparents, Lowell Dee and Atha Belle Hicks, Ray C. Babb, Iris Babb Cabe and Tom Cabe.Survivors include the joy of his life, his daughter, Emma Isabella Hicks of Poteau; mother, Joyce Hicks of Poteau; brother, Matthew Hicks of Poteau; numerous aunts and uncles, cousins; other relatives and loved ones; many beloved friends.Private family services will be held.In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to:MDA/ALS Center at Integris Southwest Medical Center, 4221 S. Western, Suite 5010, Oklahoma City 73109.Online messages may be left at are under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.