Larry Hicks

1948-2013

Hicks, Larry obitCDR Larry Lee Hicks, NC, USN, Ret., 64, of Edmond, OK, passed away on February 11, 2013.

The funeral service will be held at St. Monica’s Catholic Church, Saturday, February 16th, 2013 at 10am.Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 14th from 3-9pm and Friday, February 15th from 8am to 7pm, followed by a wake from 7-9pm at Matthews Funeral Home, Edmond. Burial will follow the funeral at Rose Hill Burial Park.

Larry was born in Oklahoma City, OK on April 1, 1948. He graduated from Classen High School and continued on to receive a Masters in Health Care Administration from Salve Regina University, Newport, Rhode Island.

Larry was married to Jackie on November 13, 1971; they were married 41 years.

Larry was a Corpsman and then a Nurse in the US Navy for 25 years. After retiring from the Navy, he worked for the Oklahoma City County Health Department for 10 years. Larry enjoyed traveling, fishing, gardening and spending time with his family. He was also actively involved in the Knights of Columbus and the Navy Nurse Corps Association.

Larry is survived by his wife, Jackie; children, Melissa and husband Jonathan Manning, Heather Hicks, and Christopher and wife Christina Hicks; grandchildren, Moira, Quinn, Ashlyne, and Zackary Manning; sister, Reta and husband Gary Clopton; nephew Josh Harlin, and many other family and friends.

Larry is preceded in death by his parents Clifton and Gerry Hicks.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the YWCA Women’s Shelter Building Fund or the Infant Crisis Center.

 

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  1. Larry spent many summers here in Maysville visiting his grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. We became friends through these visits. He stopped by to visit a year ago. He was a good person and good RN. Thinking of you Jackie and his family….Bobby Lou Williams, Maysville, OK

  2. Jackie, Misty and Jonathan, Heather, Chris and Christiana, Moira and Quinn, Reta and family, Roger, other family members and friends,
    Our hearts go out to all of you. A wonderful husband, father, brother,
    nephew cousin and friend will be sorely missed, but, always fondly remembered. Our loss is great, as is our grief, let us be a comfort to one another. You are in our prayers. Have Faith.
    Love and Friends always,
    Mary and Dick

    • Thanks so much for just being here and helping. Your friendship is very special to us all. It still doesn’t seem real.
      Reta

  3. My thoughts and prayers are with the Hicks family. So sorry about your loss. Larry was a great man that always seemed to have a smile on his face and kind words to say.

    • my thoughts and prayers to the family. Larry was such a kind man with a heart of gold. I will truly miss him, Red Lobster was where I met him and his wonderful family, his picture is so him with the smile that will never forget. my heart breaks for this family. Fran

  4. my thoughts and prayers to the family. Larry was such a kind man with a heart of gold. I will truly miss him, Red Lobster was where I met him and his wonderful family, his picture is so him with the smile that will never forget. my heart breaks for this family. Fran

  5. It was sad news to know that Larry has passed. I barely knew him during our highschool years, but feel he has always been a stalwart and upstanding member of the “tribe” that is our class at Classen Highschool. My sincere sympathy to his family and his friends.

  6. Jackie, Heather and family, so sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed talking to and visiting with Larry. His Florida naval base was pictured on his wall, we enjoyed conversations about that; an outstanding veteran. Such a tragic loss. I’ll miss him, too. You are in my thoughts. Greg

  7. I was stunned to see Larry’s name listed in the In Memoriam section of the Navy Nurse Corps Association newsletter. I was stationed with Larry in the past and he was such a good guy and a wonderful nurse. What a sad loss for so many of us whose lives he touched.

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