John S. Fickas, 80, of Springfield, died Friday, December 31, 2021 at McLean County Nursing Home. 

He was born October 4, 1941 in Springfield, the son of Joe and Edna (Sokolis) Fickas.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, at birth, Lori Lynn.

John was a retired carpenter with Union Local #270 (formerly #16). He was a former member of Grace Lutheran Church. John was a member of the Moose Lodge in Pittsfield and was also a DJ.

Survivors include his daughter, Rebecca “Becky” (Ivan) Hanes of LeRoy; sons, John W. (Jill) Fickas of Pawnee, Roger (Lori) Fickas and Adam (Alisha) Fickas, both of Mechanicsburg; 10 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; two sisters and three brothers.

Services were held Friday, January 7, 2022 at Staab Funeral Home in Springfield with Reverend Dr. John Shear officiating.

Burial followed at Sugar Creek Cumberland Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Staab Funeral Home, Springfield was in charge of arrangements.