Mr. Bobby Lee “Billy” Hicks, age 85, of Carrollton, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. He was born April 30, 1936, in Dekalb County Tennessee, the son of the late Ewin L. Hicks and the late Ada Lillian Adamson Hicks. Mr. Hicks was in the construction industry for many years. Mr. Hicks proudly served our country in the United States Army. He enjoyed collecting records, watching his Atlanta Braves, gardening, fishing, cooking and most of all spending time with his family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his children, Bobby Lee Hicks, Jr. and Doris Elaine Hicks; sisters Ruby Johnson, Virginia Atnip, and Jean Hicks; brothers, Thomas Hicks and Ewin Hicks, Jr.; grandson, Wayne Hicks; great-granddaughter, Kaitlyn Taylor; along with several nephews.
Mr. Hicks is survived by sons and daughter-in-law: Terry (Melissa) Hicks of Liberty, Tennessee and Mark Hicks of Liberty, Tennessee; his daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara Hicks of Smithville, Tennessee, Linda (Glenn) Kennedy Beech Grove, Tennessee, Delilah Bain and Daniel McGhee of Carrolton, Georgia, Rachel (Richard) Petty of Kennesaw, Georgia; his sister, Doris Hullett of Manchester, Tennessee; twelve grandchildren, twenty-six great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; special friends, David and Theresa Blair of Whitesburg, Georgia and Sweta Patel of Carrollton, Georgia; caregivers, Faith Carr and Lisa Pilgrim; the mothers of his children, Lois Self of Liberty, Tennessee and Vera Hicks of Kennesaw, Georgia; his beloved puppy, Buddy; and numerous nieces and nephews also survive
According to his wishes, Mr. Hicks will be cremated and private family services will be held.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home, Inc. and Cremation Services of Villa Rica is in charge of the arrangements 770-459-3694.
I was so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. I used to plow his garden and sold him a few records. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends
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