Survivors include his wife, Betty Hicks; sons: Joey, Danny, Shawn and Tim Hicks; stepson, Kenny McDowell; and six grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2013, in the chapel of Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Etowah, with the Rev. Benny Thomas officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Please visit www.serenityfunerals.com for more information.