Jerry Allen Hicks

Jerry Allen Hicks

July 16, 1950 – November 12, 2022

LOUISBURG – Jerry Allen Hicks, 72, died on Saturday evening.  He was born in Wake County to the late Bernice & Magdeline Hocutt Hicks Moore.  Jerry served his country in the N. C. National Guard.  He loved playing guitar and had a charming personality and infectious, memorable sense of humor we all loved him for.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Steven Hicks.

Funeral 11 am, Wednesday, Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel.  A burial will follow in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.

He is survived by his girls, Denise Finch (Scott), Jessica Gant (Nathan), Ashley Turner (William) and Michelle Umali; brothers, Larry Hicks (Denise) and Tony Hicks; grandchildren, Christina Boykin, Lauren Denton (Devin), Tyson Gant, Molly Gant, Ava Collins, Scarlett Collins, Liam Turner, Trevor Hicks (Shelby) and Ezekiel Umali; great grandchildren, Gabby and Brayden Hicks.

Flowers welcomed, or memorials may be made to Duke’s Child and Adolescent Life Program. Please email your interest to donate in Jerry’s memory to

Visitation 6-7:30 pm, Tuesday, Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC, 27591.


  • Melissa Childers Posted November 13, 2022 10:06 pm

    My condolences to this wonderful mans family….I was blessed to meet him 15 years ago and then given the opportunity to work for him. It’s with a very heavy heart to lose such a good person,,an awesome cook great boss and all around beautiful soul..
    I will never forget his genuine loving personality

  • Lenora Stephens Posted November 14, 2022 11:08 am

    My heartfelt condolence to you, Denise, Jessica, your Mom, and all the family, Ashley. This is a shock for all to absorb. I was so sorry to learn of this news from your Mom. Please know that I have all of you in my prayers. Praying God holds you all in the palm of His hand as you navigate through the right now moment and the days ahead. Sending my love and prayers to cover you all as you walk through the days ahead. 💔😥🙏🙏🙏

  • Dan & Marie Schmidt Posted November 14, 2022 11:29 am

    We are so saddened to learn of Jerry’s passing. He was a very special nephew to us as are his brothers Larry and Tony. We wish the family our sincere condolences and wish we could be there with you. Love, Uncle Dan and Aunt Marie

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