George Nelson Hicks
March 5, 1944 – June 21, 2017
PILOT COMMUNITY – George Nelson Hicks, 73, went home to be with his Lord & Savior Wednesday with his family surrounding him. He was born in Franklin County to the late George Wallace & Zettie Taylor Hicks. He served his country in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War. He retired from the City of Raleigh where he was an inspector. Nelson gave unconditional love and was a solid rock. He was honest and gentle with an unwavering spirit.
Funeral service 11 am, Saturday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah Brantley Hicks, children, Kimberly Hale (Brian), Joni Hicks, Curtis Hicks (Kristin), all of the Pilot Community, siblings, Phil Hicks (Toni) of Zebulon, Ronnie Hicks of Raleigh, Tanya Baker of Pilot Community, 6 grandchildren & 1 great grandchild.
Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to Pine Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.
Visitation 7-8:30 pm, Friday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell & other times at the home. www.stricklandfuneral.com