Mr. Fred Edward Hicks, age 70, of 3854 Highway 78, Tallapoosa, GA, passed away November 27, 2012. Mr. Hicks was born February 21, 1942 in Tallapoosa. He was preceded in death by his father, Grady Hicks.
Fred owned Hick’s Wrecker Service and Hick’s Auto Parts. He loved baseball- especially the New York Yankees. He coached baseball in Tallapoosa.
He is survived by his wife, Mernette Robinson Hicks of Tallapoosa; sons and daughters-in-law, Joey and Sheila Hicks, Rex and Allyson Hicks, and Mickey Hicks, all of Tallapoosa; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and mother, Dorothy Hicks of Tallapoosa.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 30, 2012 at 2:00 PM from the Miller Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Cook and Rev. Alton Stamey officiating. Music will be provided by Pam McElroy and Jennifer Crook. Pallbearers serving will be John Brooks, Pete Puckett, Brandon Wright, Blake Hicks, Chris Morris, and James Hensley.
Interment will follow in Old Jackson Cemetery, which is located behind Mr. Hick’s residence.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, November 29, 2012, between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 PM.