|Written by Karen Ventrone|
|Wednesday, 09 October 2013 13:43|
Marion Hicks, age 90, of Harrison Road, Boone, passed away Tuesday afternoon, October 8, 2013, at his home.
Mr. Hicks was born April 25, 1923 in Douglas County, Missouri, a son of the late Everett and Cordelia Leroy Hicks. He was a retired system's analyst for the Social Security Administration and served in the United States Navy during World War II.
Mr. Hicks is survived by two daughters, Cheri J. Piner and husband Douglas of Youngsville, North Carolina, and Diane K. Ford and husband Dr. Charles Ford, Jr. of Boone; two sons, Wayne M. Hicks and wife April of Raleigh, and Kevin L. Hicks and wife Deborah of Sneads Ferry, North Carolina; three grandsons, Jonathan Hicks and wife Laura of Centreville, Virginia, Andrew Hicks and wife Fanny of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, and Paul Hicks and wife Alison of Winston-Salem; six granddaughters, Dawn Mocnik and husband Mark of Wake Forest, Jennifer Wetmore of Southern Pines, Heather Quesenberry and husband Scott of Raleigh, Sarah Smith and husband Lucas of Boone, Rebekah Garner and husband Nathan of Zebulon, and Hannah Garner and husband Joseph of Youngsville, North Carolina; nine great-grandsons, Alex Wetmore, Matthew Mocnik, Caleb Mocnik, Abraham Smith, Arnold Quensenberry, Noah Smith, Thomas Garner, Caleb Smith, and Gray Hicks, and eleven great-grandaughters, Ashton Wetmore, Marley Wetmore, Hannah Faith Smith, Elizabeth Quensenberry, Elisabeth Garner, Naomi Garner, Ana Smith, Zoe Smith, Ariana Garner, Susannah Garner, and Abigail Smith.
Graveside services, with full military honors, provided by American Legion Post 130, will be conducted Friday afternoon, October 11, 2013, at 3:00 o'clock, at Mount Lawn Memorial Park and Gardens. Officiating will be Dr. Charles Ford, Jr.
Online condolences may be sent to the Hicks family at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.
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