Franklin Eugene Hicks 76 of Granite Falls passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Burke County Hospice.
Born December 26, 1941 in Caldwell County he was the son of the late Carlos Alonzo Hicks and Cordia Ann Overcash Hicks. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his twin daughters, Bonnie & Connie Hicks; three brothers Bill, Pat, and Allen Hicks; two sisters Mildred Branch and Dean Starnes; and former spouse Faye Whited.
He is survived by his wife Mary Childers of Morganton; his son Dale Hicks and wife Angela of Connelly Springs and their children Dylan and Austin Hicks; his daughter Kristi Franklin of Morganton, and her children Meghan and John Franklin.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018, 2:00 p.m. at Oak Grove Baptist Church, with Rev. Wayne White officiating.
The family will receive at Oak Grove Baptist Church prior to the service from 1:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Oak Grove Baptist Church, P.O. Box 566, Granite Falls, NC 28630.
Bass-Smith Granite is serving the family of Franklin Eugene Hicks.
Online condolences may be made at www.bass-smithfuneralhome.com