Sergeant Major Larry Jack Hicks, Retired USMC, age 69 of Troy died Saturday, August 3, 2019 after a lengthy illness in Troy. Larry served 23 years in the United States Marine Corps retiring as a Command Master Sergeant. He graduated from Troy University with a Masters degree and worked for 26 years as a game warden with the Alabama Department of Conservation retiring as a Captain. He created many wonderful lasting friendships in both of these careers . Larry was active in his community, was a kind, thoughtful and generous man. He was a 2 time cancer survivor and served on the Pike County Relay for Life Board.
A memorial service with full military honors will be held Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Green Hills Funeral Home with Reverend Elaine Brown officiating. Visitation will be held 2 hours prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be held in the Green Hills Memorial Park Veterans Garden at a later date.
His survivors include; wife of 50 years, Donna M. Hicks of Troy, daughter and son in law, Kelly and John Lucas of Troy, grandchildren, Joel (Taylor ) Hicks of Daphne, Justin hicks of Montgomery, Amanda (Michael) Myerholz of Ft. Walton, his brother, Harvey (Lisa) Wayne Hicks of Millbrook. Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Jack Hicks and Frances Janelle Straughn Hicks and his son, Brian Hicks.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Troy for Troops organization, C/O Danielle C. Pankey, 122 Trojan Center, Troy, AL 36082.
The staff of Green Hills Funeral Home is honored to serve the Hicks Family.