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Obituary: William Hicks, Columbus

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William Allen “Bill” Hicks, 62 of Columbus, died at 8:29 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013 at his home.

Mr. Hicks was born December 29, 1950 in Prestonville, Ky, the son of the late Charles Edward and Mary Ellen Farris Hicks.

He married Loretta Wilson February 22, 1969 at Whites Run Baptist Church in Carroll County, Ky. and she survives.

Surviving with his wife of 44 years are two daughters, Lorie Hicks and Jennifer (Husband, Cary) Carmer both of Columbus; a son, Matthew (fiancé, Joanna Duty) Hicks of Columbus; six grandchildren, Austin (fiancé, Melissa Gorski) Hicks, Connor Holcomb and Cayden, Chloe, Ashley and Tyler Carmer all of Columbus. Along with his parents, Mr. Hicks was also preceded in death by two brothers.

Mr. Hicks was an independent truck driver.

He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and family and driving his truck.

In keeping with his wishes there are no services planned and cremation will be entrusted to The Columbus Crematory.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hathaway-Myers Chapel on Pearl St.

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