Boyd Bernard Hicks, Jr.
April 5, 1935 – April 9, 2022
RALEIGH – Boyd Bernard Hicks, Jr., 87, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 9, 2022. He was born April 5, 1935, in Wake County to the late Mary Louise Davis and Boyd Bernard Hicks, Sr. Boyd proudly served our nation as an Airman First Class in the U.S. Air Force. Upon fulfilling his duty to the military, Boyd would go onto work at NASA specializing in Space Missions, ultimately becoming a member of the U.S. Postal Service where he would retire. In addition to his parents, Boyd is preceded by his wife, Carolyn Hodge Hicks and a brother, Danny Hicks.
He is survived by his children, Barry Hicks (Roxy), Sharon Hicks, Danny Bunch (Pamela) and Deborah Tart (Tim); grandchildren, Matthew Bunch, Tyler Bunch, River Tart, Jeshua Hicks and Angela Gail Wood; great grandchildren, Abella Ann Hicks, Lavella Lyn Hicks, Garrett Powell Wood and Kameron Johnston Wood; brother, David Hicks (Deb); sisters, Judy Green, Tandra Lanier and Sandra Hensell.
A Celebration of Life Service with Military Honors will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2022, 2:00pm at the Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel.
Flowers are welcomed or memorial contributions may be made to the SPCA of Wake County, https://spcawake.org/
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC 27591.