Joseph L. Fickas, Jr.

Joseph L. Fickas, Jr.

Joseph L. Fickas, Jr., 76, of Springfield, died at 4:13 pm, Thursday, September 22, 2022 at Aperion Care. He was born on July 22, 1946 in Springfield, the son of Joseph L. Fickas, Sr. and Edna Sokolis. He married Winifred Conway on February 6, 1965 and she preceded him in death on February 12, 2018.

Also preceding him in death was his father and mother, Edna Schuerman.

He is survived by his four sons, Joseph (Cindy) Fickas and Timothy (Jodi) Fickas both of Springfield, Carl (Christina) Fickas of Missouri, and Steven Fickas of Sherman; six grandchildren, Thomas, Dillon, Alex, Talon, Annabel, and Jackson; Three great grandchildren; two sisters, Virginia Conway of Fairview Heights and Betty White of Texas; two brothers, Robert Schuerman of Alabama and Bernie Schuerman of Springfield and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Joseph retired from the Iron Workers Union #46 after several years of service and also had owned and operated D.J. Joe’s.

He loved music from the 50’s & 60’s and Sprint Car Racing.

Visitation: 10 am – 12 pm, Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Funeral Service: 12 pm, Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield with Trevor J. Clatfelter officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

A celebration of Joseph’s life will be held at Boondocks following the committal service at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers or plants, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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