Neldon K. Fick, 69, passed away Saturday, June 5, 2021, surrounded by family at his home in Ellsworth, Kan. He was born Oct. 26, 1951 in Abilene, Kan. to Gilbert E. and Florence H. (Adams) Fick.
After graduating from Abilene High School in the class of 1970, Neldon joined the United States Air Force and served his country for 20 years, retiring as a Staff Sergeant. He married Karen M. Bradley May 19, 1973. After retiring from the Air Force, Neldon worked as a custodian at Ellsworth High School for 20 years, retiring in 2013.
Neldon is survived by his son, Matthew Fick and wife Rebecca of Joplin, Mo.; daughter, Tammy Meredith and husband Scott Hale of Wichita, Kan.; grandchildren, Michael Fick, Savannah Rose Yates, and Tristen Hale; great-grandchildren, Liam Hale, Bryson Elliott Yates, and Lillianna Hale; sisters, Karen K. Wenger, Lynette Snyder, and Marlene Frederick; longtime family friend, Lucinda McCasland; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Karen M. Fick; and brothers, Marvin, John, and Mark Fick.
A memorial service will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Tammy Walker Cancer Center, c/o, Parsons Funeral Home, PO Box 45, Ellsworth, KS 67439.
Condolences may be left at www.parsonsfh.com.