Harvey Albert Hicks
Harvey Albert Hicks
  • February 23, 1943 - June 13, 2015
  • North Carolina

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Harvey Albert Hicks, Jr., 72, of Morganton, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2015 at his residence.
Harvey was born in Duluth, Minnesota on February 23, 1943, to the late Evelyn Hart Hicks & Harvey A. Hicks, Sr. He was married to his wife of 31 years, Brenda Heaton Hicks. Harvey proudly served his country with the United States Navy from1962 to1966 and was a member of Oak Hill United Methodist Church in Morganton. He loved boating and enjoyed working with his hands. Harvey was a shooting enthusiast and was a member of the NRA and Carolina West Shooting Club. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Alan Hicks.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Hicks of Morganton; a son, Harvey A. Hicks, III & wife Beth of Morganton; a step son, Chris Watson of Cincinnati, Ohio; a step daughter, Michelle Jessee & husband Randy of Linton, Indiana; a mother in law, Wilma Jean Heaton of Linton, Indiana; two sisters, Cheryl Chadwell & husband John of Omaha, Nebraska and Bonnie Crom & husband Patrick of Denver, Colorado; six grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Oak Hill United Methodist Church in Morganton with Rev. David Lawrence officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., prior to the service, at the Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Oak Hill United Methodist Church, 2239 NC 181, Morganton, NC 28655; or St. Matthews United Methodist Church, 201 Shady Rest Road, Morganton, NC 28655. Kirksey Funeral Home in Morganton is serving the family.