George Leslie Hicks
George Leslie Hicks
  • September 28, 1945 - May 8, 2017
  • Alba, Texas

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George L. Hicks was born September 28,1945 to parents Preston Hicks and Dorthy Orr Hicks in Tampa Bay, Florida. George graduated high school at HB Plant High School in Tampa Bay, Florida in 1965. Survivors include: Sherry Hicks (wife),Children: Jessica Hick-North Carolina, Isaac Hicks- Seattle, Washington, Dominic Hicks-Seattle, Washington Stepsons: Curtis Price-Colorado Springs,Colorado; Jason Price-Mesquite, Texas. He had five grandchildren.
George's career with the Federal Government spanned fifty years. Within this fifty years he served in the US Army-medic (retired), VA Hospital of Dallas, US Postal Service in Dallas(retired).

He had many hobbies. George was a life long Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan where he contributed to a commentary on the teams website. Through out his life he traveled world wide with his wife Sherry. He served forty-five years as a youth basketball coach.

George was a member of The Church on the Rock in Quitman, Texas. He volunteered with the youth department at his church. He loved the Lord and every opportunity he always shared the good news of the the Lord with everyone he met. He lived a full and productive life. We love him and will miss him. George's favorite scripture was John 3:16.

John 3:16 New International Version (NIV)
"For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life."

Family request in lieu of flowers to contribute a donation in behalf of George Hicks nameto the Wounded Warrior Project.