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Hickson, Gene Carroll Gene C. Hickson was born July 26, 1939 to Harley and Adel Hickson in Forney, Texas. He passed away June 27, 2013. Gene is preceded in death by his parents, brothers H.C. and Frank Hickson, and his sisters Edna Holt and Altie Davis. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, JoAnn, his beloved son Matthew and wife Debbie of Arlington, his precious granddaughter Lindsey Hickson of Irving, and his grandson Christopher Marsh of Arlington. Gene was employed 42 years for the U.S. Postal Service Starting as a part time carrier and retiring in management. While the Postal Service was his day job, he loved being an entrepreneur and tried his hand at several small time ventures. Gene served in the army and was part of the Army Occupation Forces after the Korean War. When he retired, he enjoyed day trips with JoAnn and often Matt, Debbie and Lindsey, to places which were part of his memories. As his health began to fail, he was fortunate to have the full and complete help of numerous friends and family. He was a Christian from an early age and died knowing his faith was with him. Viewing will be held from 6pm - 8pm on Tuesday July 2, 2013 at the Gonzalez Funeral Home Chapel in Mesquite (Formerly Anderson Clayton Funeral Home). Funeral Service will be held at 11am on Wednesday July 3, 2013 at the Gonzalez Funeral Home Chapel. Interment 2:30pm at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery (2000 Mountain Creek Parkway). To express condolences online, we ask that you visit gonzalezfuneralsmesquite.com


Published in Dallas Morning News on June 30, 2013
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