William Hawood Hicks

William Hawood Hicks age 80 of Grove Hill, AL died December 23, 2015 at Jackson Medical Center. He was born March 26, 1935 in Marion, AL. Mr. Hicks was a former bridge and building foreman for Norfolk Southern Railroad and a former civil engineer for the state of Alabama. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Clyde Hicks of Grove Hill, AL; four sons, Marshall Clyde Hicks, Charles Allen Hicks, Randy Joe Hicks, and Dean Mark Hicks of Pine Hill, AL; daughter, Andre Maullette Lowe of Grove Hill, AL; brother, Ray L. Hicks of Spencer, MA; two sisters, Eula Mae Browning and Carolyn Vick of Pine Hill, AL; fourteen grandchildren and twenty two great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Marshall Walter Hicks and Lillie Mae Creel Hicks, three brothers, Marvin Hicks, James Hicks, and Joe Hicks, two sisters, Bonnie Jones and Millie Catherine Hicks, two grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

Graveside funeral services will be held at Pine Hill Cemetery on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Mike Brening officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society or the Shriner’s Hospital.

Arrangements by O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville, AL.

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