July 9, 2013
202 West Maple St. Willard OH 44890 7/11/2013 16:00:00
202 West Maple St. Willard OH 44890 7/12/2013 11:00:00
Herbert “Hub” Hicks, age 85, resident of Willard, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at the Willows in Willard, Ohio. He was born on March 1, 1928 in Garrett, Kentucky to the late Elbert and Hester (Bolen) Hicks and had been a Willard resident since 1945. Mr. Hicks retired from the CSX Railroad in Willard after over 44 years with the B&O and Chessie System. He attended the Willard United Baptist Church and enjoyed traveling, fishing, hunting, camping and sharing time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 65 years, Maggie (Ousley) Hicks whom he married on July 30, 1948; a daughter, Christine “Sis” (William Boyd “Robbie”) Robertson of Shelby; and a son, Vernon “Vern” (Kathleen “Katie”) Hicks of Wakeman; six grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; a sister, Doris Miller of Willard; and a brother, Lloyd Hicks of Willard.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by five brothers, Ellis Ray, Enis, Luther, Norman and Thurman Hicks; and four sisters, Edna Dugan; Alice May Moore; Violet Tackett; and Omie Wright.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio on Thursday, July 11, 2013 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, where the funeral service will be Friday, July 12, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. with Elder Buddy Carty and Elder Phil Beverly officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Maytown First Baptist Church, Langley, KY 41645 or to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870. Online condolences can be left for the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.
So sorry for your loss. My grandma (Joan Hawley) was always talking about Hub and Maggie.
Dear Vernon and Family, I am very, very sorry for your loss. May our good Lord FILL you with HIS peace throughout this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Margaret Drury
Lloyd, so sorry to hear of your brothers passing.
Maggie and family, so sorry to hear of the loss of your wonderful husband and best friend. We thought so much of you and Hub, but he is in a better place and has done what we will all have to do sometime. just look forward to seeing him again. Love and prayers are yours.
Dear Maggie, Vern and Christine and family,
We were sorry to hear of Hub passing away. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Take care.
Maxine, Barth and Nancy Gibson
COUSIN MAGGIE,& CHRISTINE
WE HAVE LOST A GOOD COUSIN AND YOU HAVE LOST YOUR SOUL MATE. YOU ARE STRONG….FROM A GOOD MARRIAGE, HUB WILL BE MISSED. HUB SUFFERS NO MORE. HE IS WITH THE SAVIOR, MY PRAYERS CONTINUE.
COUSIN RUBY HICKS BENTLEY,YORK COUNTY, VA
You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Maggie, Christine and Vern. It was a pleasure taking care of Hub and knowing him and Maggie for many years. Hub will be missed by so many! Hub’s passing will leave a gap in my heart but I will always smile knowing I met the man with the ‘greatest legs in Huron county’
Dear Maggie , We have both lost our dearest friend and the love of our lives.. I miss my Willis so very much and I know you will miss your Hub. take care of yourself as Hub would want you to do. They aren’t in pain any more.you will be in my thoughts and prayers, glady