William W. Hicks of Bedford passed away Thursday morning at his home at the age of 81.
Born in 1928 in Lawrence County to Vernon and Ollie Hicks, William was a retiree of GE in Bloomington, US Army veteran, and member of American Legion Gillen Post #33.
He is survived by his sons William, Tim and Sammy, daughter Carla, brother Robert, sisters Mary and Alice, 10 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Norma Jean, sister Ruby, and brothers Sam and Vernon, Jr.
Services were held this morning at 11:00am at the Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter Mortuary with burial following at Green Hill Cemetery.