Shirley Eugene Hicks Sr.
FUNERAL HOME
Bennett Funeral Homes - Richmond
3215 Cutshaw Ave
Richmond, VA
HICKS, Shirley Eugene, Sr., went to be with the Lord Wednesday, November 17, 2021. Born in Albemarle Co. to the late Harper E. and Julia Mae Hicks, he had fond memories of growing up on Royal Orchard. In addition to his parents; he was also preceded in death by his brothers, Randolph and Shields Hicks; and sister, Mildred Bowles. Shirley is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary Virginia Hicks; son, Shirley Eugene Hicks Jr.; two special grandchildren, Akshita and Reyan Sharma; brother, Mack Hicks; special aunt, Alice Hopkins; his cat "KittyBoo"; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was a Marine Corps veteran and attended VPI. Mr. Hicks retired from AT&T and was a member of Laurel Hill UMC. A very crafty man with his hands, he was a talented woodworker, gardener and lawnmower repair man. He will be missed by all. The family would like to extend a special thank you to their "Special Angels" and the staff of VCU Health Systems. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m., with services beginning at 3 p.m., Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at Laurel Hill UMC, 1919 New Market Rd. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. bennettfuneralhomes.com
Published by Richmond Times-Dispatch on Nov. 21, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Nov
24
Visitation
2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.
Laurel Hill UMC
1919 New Market Rd, VA
Nov
24
Service
3:00p.m.
Laurel Hill UMC
1919 New Market Rd, VA
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Duff and Audrey Taylor
November 22, 2021
Sorry to hear about your dad. Sending my condolences and prayers to you, your mom and family
Lisa Miles
November 22, 2021
`Semper Fidelis´ "Once a Marine, Always a Marine" Never forgotten, Mr. Shirley Eugene Hicks Sr. Heartfelt condolences, I extend to the family. jw
J Weaver
November 21, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. I WORKED WITH EUGENE FOR A FEW YEARS AT DUPLEX ENVELOPE. HE WAS A GREAT FRIEND AND STORYTELLER. HE WAS ALWAYS LOOKING FOR TRACTORS!!! HE WILL BE MISSED.
BILL HILLIARD
Work
November 21, 2021
Very special family friend and lover of classic muscle cars.
Kathy Baer
November 21, 2021
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