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William C. HicksWilliam C. "Bill" Hicks, 78, of Karns City, PA passed away on Monday, October 7, 2019, at his home.
Bill was born on Dec. 9, 1940 in Bradys Bend Township to Herbert and Mardie C. (Kamerer) Hicks.
Bill was a lifelong resident of Armstrong County. He was a 1958 graduate of Karns City High School and proudly served in the United States Army. He retired in 2001 after 35 years with Indspec Chemical. He enjoyed fishing, bowling and watching the Pittsburgh Pirates. Bill could often be found researching and learning about new things on his computer. He loved the time he spent with his grandchildren and will be lovingly remember for his sense of humor and for his ability to make people laugh.
Bill's memory will be cherished by his wife, Cathy A. (King) Hicks; two sons, Barry W. Hicks and wife, April of Manorville, Pa and Jonathan W. Hicks and wife, Debra of Newport News, Va.; one daughter, Catherine A. Link and husband, Robert of Boyers, Pa.; grandchildren, Ian Johns, William Hicks, Kimberly Hicks and Sara Link; and a sister, Mildred "Ruth" Loose of Karns City, Pa.
He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother, David W. Hicks and a sister, Velma Buck.
Friends will be received from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8PM on Wednesday October 9, 2019 at the Bauer-Hillis Funeral Home, Inc., 102 Argyle Street, Petrolia, PA.
Additional visitation will be from 10 AM until time of services at 11 AM on Thursday October 10, 2019, at the funeral home with the Rev. Paul Debacco officiating. Military honors will be presented by the American Legion Honor Guard following the service.
Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Chicora, Pa.
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