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

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  1. Gregory Alan I love you my brother ❤ You are going to be missed. Your smile was contagious and so was your laugh. You lived life no matter what anyone said. You proved everyone wrong when you got on the right path and made something of yourself. You loved your family good, bad, or indifferent. You were there for me when I needed you. Even though you are no longer here on earth, I know you are near in spirit ❤ Until we meet again…. make sure to watch over us ❤ Rest In Peace Gregory Hicks. Sending my prayers and condolences to your family. I will keep you all in my prayers.

    • I can’t believe he’s gone either. I don’t want to face it. Rollercoaster ride of emotions is what I’m on! Thank you for caring about him!

  2. Greg was a great friend to have. He always had your back and always knew how to put a smile on your face. His will truly be missed❤️

  3. To the Hicks family I am so sorry for your loss…..Gone Far Too Soon…..I know you are at peace now, until we meet again my Friend…..Rest In Heaven

  4. My condolences to Hitmans family, he was a great friend and colleague… He truly will be missed!!! I will never forget what him and his wife did for me… He was a great person!!! RIP my brother……

    • Thank you Q. Brothers for Life! Now you have another angel. He loved you! We love you! Thanks for coming by and checking on me yesterday. 💕

  5. Sorry for ur loss Krista,Brooklyn,Graham greg will be missed by so many friends and family. He was taken way too soon from his family . We will always remember That contagious smile and laugh he had. Continue watching over ur loved ones r.i.p hitman

    • Thank you! Oh you know he will be watching over us. He wouldnt have it any other way. I still cant believe this is real!

  6. I’ve known greg for as long as i can remember, he was a part of my family. We all loved him so much and that crazy dazzling rockstar smile! I’m grateful to have known greg for so many years and as a result i now have an “adopted” brother and sister, beautiful nieces and nephews and amazing memories.My heart hurts for the rest or his family and loved ones but now he finally has the peace he always talked about and has been reunited with his dad and sister. Rest Easy Greg, you will be greatly missed. I will be waiting to hear more stories on the other side.

  7. Hicks family, I have always felt a part of the family, and Greg’s passing has truly hurt me. We always take for granted that our buddies will be here. Thus is a heartbreaking reminder that we just don’t know. RIP Greg. Say Hi to your dad for me. We will meet again. Krista and family, I will be praying.

  8. I’ll carry you in my Heart always. I love you my dear friend. I’ll be looking forward to reconnecting on the other side. May all the Angels in Heaven kiss your face for every tear you’ve ever cried. Be at Peace now, ❤ Becky.

  9. Dang bro. You will be missed my friend , condolences to the hicks family. I can’t believe this is happening. I was just talking to you not that long ago , you was excited about finally making calif. RIP bro.

  10. Fly high Greg I’ll miss you and will remember all the good times we had and everything you taught me

  11. Prayers going up for the Hicks family. So sorry for you all’s loss. Greg made a great everlasting impression on so many. Fly high old friend flight high

  12. I never met you Greg but your wife has had a very special place in my heart for a very long time. My daughter passed away May 8th at the age of 21. Her name was Lydia! Please find her and give her a huge hug from her momma. Son I will pray for you, krista and the kids every day and I mean every day. Krista baby if you need me please call 225-936-8142. I love you to pieces and hope you know I’m always here for you.

  13. Greg was a true friend. He was always looking to make people around him smile
    He will forever be in my heart. All of his family and friends God Bless.

    • I heard your name often. I know he knew 2 Jamie Hines’. Not sure which one you are. Either way. He always had good things to say. He could make a person laugh with tears. He was extremely funny! Thank you for being his friend!

    • Thank you! You were a big part of his life too. He will be missed!! Find comfort in knowing he is a peace. 💕

  14. Fly high Greg and Rest In Peace. Your contagious smile will be missed my friend. Until me meet again. Prayers for the family. May God comfort you during this time.

  15. I have known Greg for many years, knew George and Shawn, too. He will surely be missed by all who knew him. Ya’ll have some rough days ahead. Will keep you all in my prayers.

    • Thank you. Way too soon. Just like Shawn. He’s hugging Shawn, dad, 5 grandparents, our nephew Jordan, his best friend Skaggs, and others. And of course, telling jokes.

  16. Gonna miss those random calls from you my friend . Talking about the good times and the bad times and everything in between .

  17. I am so sorry for your lose. Greg and I haven’t spoke in several years but he was a dear friend of mine. I can’t believe he is gone. I will miss him very much. My prayers and condolences.

  18. Greg I’m going to miss u so much. U will always be in my heart. Love u .Fly with the angels my friend.

  19. No words to describe what I feel now. You were a big part of our family. We all loved you so much. Happy your with family again up there. You and Steven are together once again. Miss you forever 💙
    Prayers for your family to have peace and comfort.

  20. Tammy. My heart breaks for you. 6ou have lost so much. I’ve known Greg since he was a youngster. I still can’t wrap my head around this . Gone way to soon. So young . I remember the little boy running around with my brother and swimming at Cravens. I pray for you . You have a few special angels 😇 watching over you now. ♥ RIP Greg. You will be missed by soo many. Hugg Shawn. We miss her too.

  21. Tammy. My heart breaks for you. U
    You have lost so much. I’ve known Greg since he was a youngster. I still can’t wrap my head around this . Gone way to soon. So young . I remember the little boy running around with my brother and swimming at Cravens. I pray for you . You have a few special angels 😇 watching over you now. ♥ RIP Greg. You will be missed by soo many. Hugg Shawn. We miss her too.

  22. So sorry and so sad to hear.
    My heart and prayers go out to the family. Gone way too soon, but will always be a part of us!

  23. Tammy I was so sorry to hear of Greg’s passing. I can’t imaging the loss you feel- you have had many recently. I loved reading about his family and it made me smile thinking of him being so happy. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers and I certainly hope the memories and love will ease your hurt as you go forward. Love and a hug, Sharon

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