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Billy Ray Hicks

January 10, 1944 March 22, 2019
Billy Ray Hicks
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Obituary for Billy Ray Hicks

Billy Ray Hicks, 75, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019 at his home in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 9:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at Solid Rock Church in Stillwater. Interment will follow at Clarkson Cemetery near Coyle, Oklahoma.
Bill was born on January 10, 1944 in Deer Lodge, Tennessee to Tillmon and Margie (Atkinson) Hicks. He grew up in Deer Lodge and graduated from Sunbright High School in 1962. He joined the Navy from 1961 to 1965. Bill married Linda Hicks on September 4, 1993 in Stillwater and they both attended Solid Rock Church.
Bill worked for 45 years at the city of Stillwater Utilities. He served in 3 campaigns in the Vietnam War and Cuban Missile Crisis on the USS Cogswell Naval Ship. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking and spending time with his family.
He is preceded in death by his first wife Joyce Hicks, his second wife Linda Hicks. His sisters Doris Lawson and Dorine Devaney, brother Wilford Hicks and his parents Tillmon and Margie Hicks.
He is survived by his son William Craig Hicks and wife Pam, daughters, Leslie Gillpatrick of Stillwater and Lou Ann Grantham and her husband Virgil of Eufaula, Oklahoma; his grandchildren Lauren Hicks, Drue Gillpatrick, Marissa Swink and husband Rodney, Rebekah Granthan, MaKayla Ives and husband Justin, Brently Grantham, Elizabeth Grantham, Levi Grantham; great grandchildren Zola Swink, Cayden Swink and Chris Swink. He is also survived by his brother Kenneth Hicks.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars c/o Dighton Marler Funeral Home, 5106 N. Washington St., Stillwater, Oklahoma 74075.
Condolences may be sent to the family via an online guestbook at www.dightonmarler.com


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

27

Mar

9:00 AM 3/27/2019 9:00:00 AM - 8:00 PM 3/27/2019 8:00:00 PM
Dighton-Marler Funeral Home of Stillwater

5106 North Washington
Stillwater, OK 74075

Dighton-Marler Funeral Home of Stillwater
5106 North Washington Stillwater 74075 OK
United States

Funeral Services

Thursday

28

Mar

10:00 AM 3/28/2019 10:00:00 AM
Solid Rock Church

2917 E 6th Ave
Stillwater, OK 74074

Solid Rock Church
2917 E 6th Ave Stillwater 74074 OK
United States

Interment

Thursday

28

Mar

11:00 AM 3/28/2019 11:00:00 AM
Clarkson Cemetery

5 miles S. on Coyle Rd.
Coyle, ok 73027

Clarkson Cemetery
5 miles S. on Coyle Rd. Coyle 73027 ok
United States
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