Raymond Hicks
Thursday
30
January

Visitation atFuneral Home

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory
194 Queen Street
Boone, North Carolina, United States
Visitation
Friday
31
January

Funeral

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday, January 31, 2020
Flat Springs Baptist Church
1933 Flat Springs Road
Elk Park, North Carolina, United States
Funeral Service
Friday
31
January

Final Resting Place

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Friday, January 31, 2020
Hicks Family Cemetery
212 Coy Harris Road
Elk Park, North Carolina, United States

Obituary of Raymond Odell Hicks

Mr. Raymond Odell Hicks, age 79, of Elk Park, passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2020. Born June 21, 1940 in Watauga County, he was a son of the late Raymond Floyd Hicks and Bonnie Victoria Harris Hicks. Raymond was a member of Flat Springs Baptist Church and was a retired carpenter and meat cutter. Mr. Hicks worked for Wilkie Construction, A & P Grocery and the Thrift Food Center. Raymond also enjoyed making churches from matchsticks and wood chimes. He is survived by one daughter, Bonita Wilcox and husband Billy of Vilas, two sons, Robert 'Bob' Hicks of Gatlinburg, Tennessee and Mikeal Hicks of Elk Park, and four grandchildren, Luke Wilcox of Vilas, Matthew Hicks and fiancé Tanya McCloud of Mountain City, Tennessee, and Jake and Kevin Hicks of Gatlinburg, Tennessee and one brother, William Filmore "Buck" Hicks of Elk Park. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Goldie Blanche Presnell Hicks, one sister, Iva Lee Presnell and one brother Doyle Hicks. Funeral services for Mr. Raymond Odell Hicks will be conducted Friday afternoon, January 31, 2020 at 2 o'clock at Flat Springs Baptist Church. Officiating will be Rev. Bryan Miller. Burial will follow in the Hicks Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 o'clock until 7:30 at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home. At other times friends may call at the home of Mikeal Hicks, 214 Coy Harris Road, Elk Park, NC 28622. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Hicks Family Cemetery, in care of Mikeal Hicks, 214 Coy Harris Road, Elk Park, NC 28622. Online condolences may be shared with the Hicks family at www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Hicks family.
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