Joseph Wayne Hicks
Joseph Wayne Hicks
  • April 3, 1957 - June 25, 2017
  • Knoxville, Tennessee

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Joseph Wayne Hicks, Sr., age 60 of Knoxville, passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017. He was of the Baptist faith. He served in the United States Navy. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Dean Hicks and Barbara Joann Dunn; grandparents, Howard and Louise Stallings, and Earl and Sarah Hicks; and Brother, Harold Dunn. He is survived by his son, Joseph Wayne Hicks, Jr. (Gina); daughter, Crystal Hicks; grandchildren, Seth Anderson, and Shyann Hoard; brothers, Craig Hicks, Randy Dunn, Eddie Hicks, Teddy Hicks, and Joseph Dean Hicks, Jr.; sisters, Dena Hicks, Shanna Donaldson, Patti Mullins, Tammy Hicks, and Dea Hicks; and several nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service with full military honors will be held at the East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery (2200 E. Gov. John Sevier Hwy., Knoxville, TN 37920) on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 11:30am, officiated by his nephew, Danny Shumate. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the family to cover funeral expenses. Condolences may be offered at