QUITMAN - A memorial service for Douglas Hicks, 64 of Quitman, was held March 12, 2018, with Dr. Norman Hicks officiating.
Mr. Hicks died March 8, 2018, at his home. He was born January 29, 1954 in Dallas to David Paul and Doris Hicks. He graduated from Quitman High School in 1972 and joined the military serving his country in the U.S. Navy. He owned and worked his dairy farm for 26 years and retired in 2007.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Darlene Hicks, Quitman; parents, Paul and Doris Hicks, Quitman; sons, Michael of Quitman and Daniel also of Quitman; daughters Brandy Hicks, Charlottesville, Virginia, Katie Wallace, Sulphur Springs; brothers, Dr. Norman Hicks, Quitman and Mark Hicks, Quitman; sister, Cathy Nardecchia, Quitman; four grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Esophageal Cancer Awareness Association ECAWARE.ORG or Charity Water CHARITYWATER.ORG.