Garry William Hicks, 59, died after a long struggle with cancer Friday, June 13, 2014 in Houston, Texas.
He was born June 29, 1954 in Richmond, to William and Lilly (Long) Hicks. On April 30, 1993 he re-married to Alma Mae (Eccles) Hicks and together they raised their seven children.
Garry is survived by his wife Alma Hicks; daughter Nell (Hicks) and Paul Priest; four sons, Jed Hicks, Darrick and Della Nelson, Jeremy and Jennifer Nelson, and Joey Nelson; eighteen grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; his mother Lilly and sister Kathy Mallot of Houston, Texas and numerous nieces and nephews.
Garry is preceded in death by his father, sister Ruth Ann “Ruthie” Inks of Orrick, daughter Stephanie Nelson, son Thomas Nelson, one grandchild and one great-grandchild.
Memorial services will be held July 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Houston, Texas at the Faith Assembly Church, 7755 Fairbanks N. Houston Road, Houston, Texas 77040.