Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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May 12, 2013

Eddie Allen Hicks

PRINCETON — Eddie Allen Hicks, 38, of 615 Fayette Street in Princeton, died Friday, May 10, 2013, at his residence after a courageous battle with kidney disease.  Born April 22, 1975, in Bluefield, W.Va., he was the son of Maxine Boswell King and Buster Hicks, both of Princeton.

Eddie was a construction worker and attended the Pentecost Chapel of Praise. He was a 1993 graduate of Princeton Senior High School. Eddie enjoyed sports and the outdoors throughout his life. He loved being with his friends and family and was always planning an adventure whether it was four-wheeling or fishing. Eddie will be missed by his many friends and family.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Jason Clifford Hicks; paternal grandmother, Mary Alice Hicks, paternal grandfather, Houston Howington; maternal grandfather, Harry Boswell; paternal step-grandfather, Steve Hicks; uncle, Steve Hicks Jr.; aunt, Florence Beckner; and cousin, Teddy Pettrey.

In addition to his mother and father, Eddie is survived by his son, Evan Allen Hicks, special niece, Mary Allison “Alli” Hicks; maternal grandmother, Mildred Boswell; paternal step-grandmother, Ann Howington; stepfather, John King; his father's girlfriend, Jackie Thompson; several aunts, uncles, and cousins, including two special aunts, Connie Lester and Linda Dove; and special uncle, Stacey Hicks.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Monday, May 13, 2013 at the George W. Seaver Chapel of Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton with Pastor Ryan Meadows officiating. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery in Princeton. Friends and family will serve as pallbearers.

Friends may call at Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton from 12:00 noon until the service hour Monday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Association, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY  10016.

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The Hicks family is being served by Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton.

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