- 81 years old
- Date of birth: Sep 4, 1933
- Date of passing: Mar 12, 2015
|Let the memory of Travis be with us forever|
Travis Noblin Hicks, 81, passed away peacefully on March 12, 2015 with his loving family by his side. He was born on September 4, 1933 to the late Kenneth Holmes Hicks, Sr. and Mamie Alan Jones Hicks.
He retired from the Department of Transportation, after 36 years of service as an Engineer.
He was a veteran of the Korean conflict. He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Travis loved to fish, hunt, enjoyed growing a big garden, especially collards after retiring.
He is survived by his loving wife, Marilyn Locklear Johnson Hicks of 28 years, a daughter, Tammy Hicks O’Briant (Tim) of Roxboro, a son, Kenneth Travis Hicks (Betty) of Oxford, a step-son, James R. Johnson of Charlotte, a step-daughter, Rebecca Johnson Kavel (Chris) also of Charlotte.
He is also survived by four grandchildren, two great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild, five step-grandchildren and five step great-great grandchildren.
He is survived by two brothers; Brent J. Hicks (Irene) of Morrisville and Carl G. Hicks (Linda) of Durham, two sisters; Elma H. Partin and Joyce H. Adcock Crowder of Oxford, two sisters-in-law, Arlene Hicks of Timberlake and Violet Hicks of Oxford.
His faithful and loving dog, Mollee.
Services will be held Monday, March 16, 2015 with visitation at 12 noon and funeral services to follow at 2:00 P.M. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church by Pastor Keith Williams, Dr. Randy Bridges and Dr. Lavelle Waters.
Pallbearers are grandsons, Chance Sanford and Corey Sanford and great grandson, Austin Tingen, Bradley Hopkins, Roy (Monk) Whitt and Warren Cooke.
Flowers accepted or memorials can be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 3739 National Dr., Raleigh, N.C. 27612.
"I'm sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. Jehovah God promises that very soon death and all sorrow will be a thing of the past.
Revelation 21:3,4. "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away. "
Also, he promises that there will be a resurrection. This real hope of seeing our dead loved ones live again is found at Acts 24:15.
I hope the promises of the Bible can bring you and your family comfort during this difficult time."
"My memories of Travis include his love of gardening, being a die hard Duke fan, and a great boss at the DOT Road Oil Department.
One day at work, he asked me to hand him the squirrel teeth. I am looking around on my desk at a loss as to what he needed. He then pointed to a staple remover and I laughed till I cried. I never use a staple remover without thinking of him.
Holding each and every family member up in prayer,
Louise Inscoe and family"
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