|Birth: ||May 5, 1942|
Rio Arriba County
New Mexico, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 7, 2011|
ANTONITO — Antonito resident Charles E. Hicks, 69, passed away August 7, 2011 at the Conejos Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
Charles was born on May 5, 1942 in Chama, N.M., the son of Clarence R. Hicks and Nellie Hunt Hicks. He was a United States Marine Corps veteran.
Charlie was a wonderful son, husband, father, grandfather, and brother who enjoyed shopping, traveling, camping, fishing, having coffee with friends and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife Audrey Hicks of Antonito, Colo.; mother Nellie Hicks of Morganton, N.C.; daughter Sandra Hicks of Lobatos, Colo.; son Johnny E. Hicks of Albuquerque, N.M.; one granddaughter Joslyn Hicks, one sister Carolyn (Edward) Bedford of Albuquerque, N.M.; brother Mike Hicks of Morganton, N.C. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Charles was preceded in death by his father Clarence R. Hicks.
A Vigil Service with Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 7 p.m. at the Holy Family Church in Lobatos. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Friday, August 12, 2011 at 2 p.m. also at the Holy Family Church. Interment will follow at the La Florida Cemetery in Lobatos, Colorado with full military honors. Viewing and visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2-6 p.m. at the Holy Family Church and again on Thursday from 12 p.m. until service time. Arrangements are in care of Romero Funeral Home of Antonito.
Valley Courier Monday August 8 2011
Created by: Vaughan Mavir
Record added: Aug 09, 2011
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