- 73 years old
- Date of birth: Feb 28, 1938
- Date of passing: Nov 25, 2011
|Let the memory of Billy be with us forever|
Billy “Doodlebug” Gray Hicks, 73,passed away Friday, November 25, 2011 at his residence surrounded by his family.
Billy was born February 28, 1938 in Granville County. He was the son of the late Clyde Lee and Odessa Gardner Hicks. After serving his country in the US Army from 1960 – 1963 he worked tireless to serve the community. He became a law enforcement officer serving with the Creedmoor Police department and later the Granville County Sheriff Department until his retirement. Over the years he held positions as a mechanic, a firefighter and a certified EMT with the local Rescue Squard. He had been recognized as a Jefferson Award nominee for his outstanding contribution to his community.
Funeral Services will be conducted Sunday, November 27, 2011 in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Creedmoor by Rev. Dan Hill. Burial will be in Creedmoor Cemetery.
Surviving are his daughters, Lisa H. Medlin (Allen) of Youngsville, Rita H. Bass (Duwon) of Franklinton, Candice H. Allen (Randy) of Creedmoor, Stephanie H. Brown of Selma, a son, Michael Hicks (Marie) of Franklinton, a sister, Ella Sandling of Creedmoor, a brother, Joe Hicks (Linda) of Wilton, 13 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son Robert Hicks.
Visitation will be held 7:00 – 8:30 PM, Saturday, November 26, 2011 in the Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and other times at the home of Randy and Candice Allen, 205 North Durham Avenue, Highway 15, Creedmoor, NC 27522.
"Happy 75th birthday Uncle Doodlebug!!! I miss you alot. It's not the same here without you. I know you're in a better place and that I will see you again one day. I love you!!!"
"Happy 74th Birthday!!! Miss and love you."
""You will always be a very special uncle to me. I miss you alot already. It will not be the same without you. I will never forget the good times we all had together. You will always be loved but never forgotten. I love you! RIP""
"You will be greatly missed. This world will not be the same without you. You were a very special uncle to me. I love you! Rest in peace."
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