A former Simpson Co., KY native, Mr. Junior Hicks, age 82, of Louisville, KY, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019 at Baptist Floyd Hospital in New Albany, IN.
Arrangements are under the direction of Gilbert Funeral Home where services will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, April 12, 2019 with burial to follow in the Sulphur Spring Cemetery in Simpson Co., KY.
Junior was born December 4, 1936 in Simpson Co., KY to the late Willie Amos Hicks and the late Mary Beulah Richardson Hicks Rigsby. He was also preceded in death by a grandson David Jeremy Coons and 9 siblings.
He is survived by his wife Regina Hutt Cummins Hicks, 5 children Karen Hicks of Sellersburg, IN, Ricky Hicks (Liza Meixell) of Jeffersonville, IN, Gloria Walsh (Brian) of Charlotte, NC, Mark Hicks (Crystal Fryor) of Memphis, IN and Rob Hicks of Pekin, IN., 2 step children Marie Rixman (Lee) of Taylorsville, KY and Beverly Embry (Jamie) of New Albany, IN, 10 grandchildren, Jenifer Angelini, Jacob Coons, Bo Hicks, Kendall and Drew Walsh, Melanie Hicks, Sydney Schmitt, Carter Hicks, Tea Davis, Leah Landis, Bethany, Eric and Haley Rixman, Lacey Decker and Shelby Lutz, 10 great grandchildren, a brother Dillard Hicks of Franklin, KY and a host of other relatives and friends.
Junior was HVAC technician with KU Heating and Cooling.
Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM Thursday April 11, 2019 and from 6:00 AM until service time Friday at Gilbert Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made at www.gilbertfhonline.com