RADCLIFF — John O. Hicks III, of Radcliff Veterans Center, Radcliff, formerly of Calhoun, passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021, under the care of Hospice of Central Kentucky. John was born Nov. 12, 1943, in Nashville, Tennessee, to the late John Oliver and Dorothy Reifenstahl Hicks and was married to Deborah Jean Rogers on Sept. 5, 1970. He was a member of the 1961 graduating class of Hillsboro High School and a 1965 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Business. Following graduation from UT, he served in the U.S. Army as a first lieutenant from 1965-67, entering the University of Kentucky College of Law following a tour of duty in Vietnam. He received his Juris Doctor from UK and joined the tax staff of Touch Ross in Cincinnati for two years. In Aug. 1972, he joined the law practice of Kenneth N. Ragland of Calhoun. He continued as a sole practitioner in Calhoun after Raglands retirement in 1989. He later served as a general consultant for Owensboro Attorneys.