Melvin B. Fick, 88, of Andrews passed away on Monday, December 23, 2019 in Andrews.
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Family and friends will gather to celebrate his life at 10:00 AM Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Faith Lutheran Church, 1005 NW 2nd Street, in Andrews with Pastor Robert Pase officiating. Interment will follow in the Andrews North Cemetery. Please visit www.mcnettfuneralhome.com for obituary information, and visitation and service details.
Melvin was born on March 22, 1931 in Cushing, Oklahoma to Louis M. Fick and Elsa Kluck Fick. He was raised in Cushing and graduated from Cushing High School in 1948. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Coflict. He married Avis Morris on February 14, 1953 in Cushing, Oklahoma. They moved to Odessa and Goldsmith, where he worked at a gas station for his brother, H.A. Fick, and then moved to Andrews in 1957. He had worked for Amoco for 34 years, retiring as a field foreman. He loved woodworking, golfing, fishing, hunting, camping, and trap shooting. He had a great sense of humor, was very positive, kind, and patient. He was a faithful member of Faith Lutheran Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Avis, on January 16, 2005, his parents, 3 brothers, H.A. Fick, Edwin Fick, and Henry Fick, and sister, Louisa Nolan.
Melvin is survived by his son, Daren L. Fick of Odessa, sister, Emma Maciula of Lubbock, and numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Faith Lutheran Church or to your favorite charity of choice.