Huey Wayne Hicks
December 18, 1942 - February 8, 2021
Sunrise December 18, 1942 – Sunset February 8, 2021
On Monday, February 8, 2021 after a long illness, Huey Wayne Hicks slept away peacefully. Wayne Hicks was born in Many, Louisiana on December 18, 1942 to George and Inez Tinsley-Hicks where he attended public schools. Wayne Hicks later moved to Klamath, Oregon and then to Seattle, WA in 1968. He was employed at Seaboard Lumber as a Distributor, then later retired from Barbie Lumber as a Plainer Supervisor.
On August 18, 1979, Huey Wayne Hicks and Linda Gail Smith were united in Holy Matrimony. They were married for 41 years and out of that union came one son Wayne “Lamar” Hicks who preceded in death in 2014.
Huey Wayne Hicks lived life to the fullest. He was a warm soul, he was thoughtful, very outspoken, and an awesome cook. Wayne loved to play bingo and go to the casino and he loved to be a helping hand for those in need. Wayne was an avid dancer who loved and thought he was “Billy Ocean”. Wayne never let the family forget who was the oldest, which reflected in his dependable, generous, and intelligent ways.
Wayne is preceded in death by Margaret Cook (sister), Inez Tinsley-Hicks (mother), Huey Lee Hicks (twin brother), Gloria Benjamin (sister), Wayne “Lamar” Hicks (son).
Huey Wayne Hicks leaves behind his lovely wife of 41 years, Linda Gail Hicks, eldest sister Gurlie Ann Davis, sister-Pearlie Mae Jones, brother-Clarence Roy Jones, sister-Alberta Jones, sister-Juanita Hicks and brother- Nathaniel Hicks and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
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