Larry Hicks

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Larry Hicks, 62, of Bardstown passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at his residence. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church; he received a graduate degree in accounting from the University of Louisville, and graduated with a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Louisville.
Larry Hicks was the president and CEO of Salt River Electric, 2003 Bardstown Chamber of Commerce Man of the Year, founder of Nelson County Community Clinic and NELCO Bardstown, professor at Elizabethtown Community College and St. Catharine College, and a member of several boards including Flaget Foundation, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Bardstown Industrial Development, Town and Country Bank, St. Catharine College, Nelson County Economic Development Association, East Kentucky Power Cooperative, Rural Cooperative Credit, Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperative, Bethlehem High School and Springfield-Washington County Economic Development Authority.  While serving on these boards, Larry was instrumental in the development and building of Flaget Hospital in Nelson County and the industrial park in Washington County.  Larry also served on the committee responsible for the purchase and development of a hydro facility serving the residents of Eastern Kentucky.
 He is preceded in death by his parents, Adolph and Betty Sue Hicks; and two sisters, Sue Ann Harmon and Dottie Mahaffey.
He is survived by his wife Ellen Hicks of Bardstown; two sons, Jim (Hannah) Hicks, David (Jessie) Hicks both of Bardstown; daughter, Mary Beth Hicks of New York; two grandchildren, Gracie Hicks and Carson Hicks both of Bardstown; six brothers and sisters, Janet Hicks of Bardstown, Len Hicks of Louisville, Mary Helen Bidwell of Louisville, Dan (Julie) Hicks of Bardstown, Michael (Tammy) Hicks of Bardstown and Jane Hicks of Louisville, and several nieces and nephews.
His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept.19, 2018, at Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery at a later date. Bishop Bill Medley will officiate. Visitation will be 2 - 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 and 9 – 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Barlow Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may go to and Research House.
Barlow Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Springfield Sun on Sept. 19, 2018
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