George "Doc" Hicks
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February 21, 1939 - October 27, 2013
George "Doc" Hicks, 74, of Fruita, passed away at the VA Hospital in Denver on Sunday, October 27, 2013, following a short illness.
He was a US Navy Veteran, a former member of Ridgway (CO) Volunteer Fire Department, and member of church choirs in Mesquite, NV and Grand Junction, CO. He was a member of the Veterans Honor Guard and American Legion in Mesquite and the Combined Honor Guard in Grand Junction. He loved hiking Colorado Mountains.
He leaves behind his loving wife of 48 years, Carol, and two amazing children, Robert of Colorado Springs, and Libby of Grand Junction. He is also survived by four adored grandchildren, Mirissa Hicks, 20; Ryan Hicks, 17; Loryn Chiapuzio, 18, and Adrienne Chiapuzio, 16.
A celebration of life will be held in his honor at First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave, Grand Junction, on Sunday November 3, at 3:00 p.m. with a reception following in the fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his honor may be made to the Memorial Fund at First United Methodist Church in Grand Junction, CO or to Fisher House, 14001 E Iliff Ave, #210, Aurora, CO 80014.
Published in The Daily Sentinel on Nov. 1, 2013