Franklin Wayne (Joe) Hicks
Franklin Wayne (Joe) Hicks, son of Richard and Letha Hicks and loving husband of Gail Hicks, Passed away on Sept. 22, 2013 at Brookwood Medical Center after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Gail. Three sons; Jody (Susan) of Hueytown, AL., Toby (Lisa) of Hueytown, AL. and Jon Hicks (Holly) of Dallas, TX. His Daughter; Lisa Hicks Gill (Bo) of Alabaster AL. 10 Grandchildren, 7 Great Grandchildren and his sister Virginia Bush (R.C.) of Tuscumbia, AL. Numerous Nieces and Nephews. Frank worked as a coal miner for over 20 years until his retirement in 2000, after which he and Gail traveled the country and ultimately relocated to Gulf Shores in 2009. He loved traveling, being near the ocean and mostly being with family. He will be deeply missed by family and friends. Services will be held at Patterson-Forest Grove Funeral Home on Sept. 24, with a viewing held from 10:00-11:00, with a memorial service at 11:00 AM.
I'm so sorry for your loss Jon. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
My sincere condolences go out to the family at this time. Almighty God is infinitely stronger than death and he will soon wipe away tears, death, and pain. (Revelation 21:3-5) May this prospect give you comfort during your current time of grief.
Jon - I am so sorry for your family's loss -my thoughts and prayers are with you.
Lee and Meredith Ledford
Ms. Hick, Jody, Toby, Lisa, and Jon...I'm sorry to hear about Mr. Hicks. Mr. and Mrs. Hicks were such role models when I was growing up. He will be missed. Love you guys.
Jon- I am so sorry for your loss. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.