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Raymond E. "Ray" Hicks, 89

Raymond E. "Ray" Hicks, 89, of Lafayette, passed away at 4:55 a.m., Friday, July 26, 2013 at Creasy Springs in Lafayette.

Born on April 12, 1924 in Erie, PA, he was the son of the late J. Howard Hicks and Myra Higgins Hicks. He graduated with a diploma in Theology from Lancaster Bible College in 1952 and was an ordained minister.

He married Georgina M. Murdoch on July 4, 1952 in Loch Haven, PA and she preceded him in death on May 10, 2008.

Ray was a machinist for 38 years and most recently worked for Bausch & Lomb. He was a member of Kossuth Street Baptist Church. Ray enjoyed woodworking, camping & traveling.

Surviving are his children: Howard Hicks (wife: Janet) of Clark Summit, PA & Jane Hicks of Lafayette, 2 grandchildren: Jonathan Erik Hicks (wife: Stephanie) of Ft. Sill, OK & Scott William Hicks (wife: Jaclyn) of Chattanooga, TN and 3 great-grandchildren: Kaitlyn Brianna Hicks, Benjamin Tyler Hicks and Madelyn Rose Hicks.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday with a 1 hour prior visitation at Kossuth Street Baptist Church. Rev. Don Whipple and Colonel John Murdoch will officiate. Interment will be at Springvale Cemetery at a later date. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faith Christian School, 5526 St. Rd. 26 E., Lafayette, IN 47905. Share memories and condolences online at

Published in the Journal & Courier from July 27 to July 28, 2013
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