May 28, 1977 ~ August 13, 2021
Gregory “Greg” Alan Hicks, 44, Owensboro native, lived in Greenwell Springs, Louisiana, suddenly passed away August 13th, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Born May 28, 1977 to George Allen Hicks Jr., and Carol Bohannon.
Greg had attended Owensboro High School, and graduated with excellent honors from OCTC Vocational School in Welding and Blueprinting.
Greg was a proud member of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, home local 37, as a perfectionist, Tube Welder, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, and Forgers and Helpers since 2007.
Greg most of all, loved his entire family, his dogs Jamie and Jax, fishing and making people laugh-He never met a stranger, just a new friend! He enjoyed golf, cornhole, building/constructing things. He was always tinkering/fixing something. He was an exceptional artist, a poet, loved listening to and singing music. He also loved to cook, grill, barbeque, and crawfish boils. He loved food! Greg was a GREAT storyteller.
Greg was preceded in death by his sister, Shawn Johnson, father, George Hicks Jr., nephew Jordan Anthony Lee, paternal grandparents George Allen Hicks Sr. and Veronica Hicks; maternal grandparents Dorsey “Bo” Bohannon, Margaret Bohannon, and Barbara “Granny Barb” Bohannon.
Greg is survived by his wife, Krista Hicks, his children Graham Hicks and Brooklyn Hicks-Shadwick (Michael); Colin, Kaitlyn, and Hannah Campbell, grandchildren Haylee, Adelynn, Breyden, and Emerson; mother Carol Bohannon;
dad Mark Roberts; sister Tammy Hicks-Taylor and brother-in-law Anthony Taylor; niece Korina Lee, nephews Christian and Parker Lee, great nieces and nephew, as well as MANY aunts and uncles, and friends.
Greg, aka “Hitman” will forever be loved and missed by ALL!
Services will be at a later, informed, date.
Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Hicks. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Gregory “Greg” Alan Hicks and sign is virtual guestbook at www.haleymcginnis.com.