May 13, 1939 — Sept. 23, 2016

MORGAN MILL—Graveside services for Joe Kiker, 77, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Fall Creek Cemetery in Acton in Hood County, Texas with Rev. Christy Barto officiating. Services are under the direction of Stephenville Funeral Home.

Joe was born in Fort Worth to the late Woodrow Wilson and Lourene Henslee Kiker.  He married Mary Joyce Flanigan on Dec. 23, 1959 in Oklahoma.  Joe graduated from Handley High School, and attended Texas Tech University and University of Texas Arlington.  He was a planner with Vought Aircraft for over 20 years. He loved woodworking and tending his livestock.  Joe and Mary have spent the last 30 years in Morgan Mill.

Joe is survived by his wife, Mary; son, Trent and wife Deanna Kiker of Cleburne.

Beside his parents, Joe was also preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Ray Kiker.

The Kiker family wishes expressions of sympathy be made in the form of donations to the Erath County Humane Society.

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