07/22/09 - NNHS Newsletter
Billy Hicks

Billy Hicks
(d. 20 July 2009)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

   We have even more sad news to report today.  Billy Hicks passed away in Newport News on Monday, July 20, 2009 at the age of 55.  He was the brother of Linda Hicks Earnhardt ('65) of VA and Jim Hicks of VA, and brother-in-law of Brady Earnhardt ('66) of VA.

Billy Hicks
  NEWPORT NEWS - Billy Hicks, a lifelong Peninsula resident, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2009, at the age 55.

Mr. Hicks was employed by UPS in the customer service department.

He is survived by his sister, Linda Earnhardt and her husband, Brady of Yorktown; brother, Jim Hicks of Newport News; one aunt, Kathryn McNider; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and three very special friends, Tim Avis, Jane Ellen and Nancy Daniels, as well as his friends at APAC.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of choice.

Funeral services will be private.

Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at http://www.dailypress.com/guestbooks.

Published in the Daily Press from 7/22 to 7/23/2009.

July 22, 2009
Linda - Even though I didn't know your brother I just wanted to express my sincere sympathy to you and your family in this time of sorrow.
~ Marie Pike (We worked together at Mr. Aaron's)

July 22, 2009

Linda, my heart was so heavy to hear of Billy's passing. I saw him not too long ago at Walmart. He always gave me a big hug. When I went to see him at home, he always showed me all the old photos and wanted to talk about the old days. He was always so sweet to me. You are in my prayers and His hands GOD BLESS. Joan

~ Joan

July 22, 2009

To Bill's family and friends,

Bill was a kind soul and generous with his time. He was a good and supportive friend to me in my creative endeavors.

I shall miss his input and many emails.
~ Marge Merrill, Tonawanda

July 22, 2009

Linda and Jim,

I don't know if you will remember me but I was Dr. Parker's nurse at Suburban Clinic and knew your whole family for years. I am truly sorry for your loss of Billy,; he was such a dear person with so much compassion for others. Today I have many memories of the years when your parents were alive and you all were young kids coming to the office as patients--there are many that I remember but your family always was special to me. May God be with you and your whole family.
Joanne Miller RN
~ Joanne Miller, Seaford, Virginia
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July 24, 2009

Brady and Linda, We just learned of Billy's passing and want to let you know you are in our prayers and thoughts. PLEASE let us know if we can do anything. We love you guys...

Jim & Jerry Cobb



   Our sincerest sympathies are extended to the Hicks family and their friends at this difficult time.

  Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER!  We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol


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Carol Buckley Harty

Sometime, Somewhere

Words by Ophelia G. Adams
Music by Charles D. Tillman

Unanswered yet? The prayer lips have pleaded
In agony of heart these many years?
Does faith begin to fail, is hope departing,
And think you all in vain those falling tears?
Say not the Father hath not heard your prayer;
You shall have your desire, sometime, somewhere,
You shall have your desire, sometime, somewhere.

Unanswered yet? Tho' when you first presented
This one petition at the Father's throne,
It seemed you could not wait the time of asking,
So urgent was your heart to make it known.
Tho' years have passed since then, do not despair;
The Lord will answer you, sometime, somewhere,
The Lord will answer you, sometime, somewhere.

Unanswered yet? Nay, do not say ungranted;
Perhaps your part is not yet wholly done,
The work began when first your prayer was uttered,
And God will finish what he has begun
If you will keep the incense burning there;
His glory you shall see, sometime, somewhere,
His glory you shall see, sometime, somewhere.

Unanswered yet? Faith cannot be unanswered;
Her feet were firmly planted on the Rock;
Amid the wildest storm prayer stands undaunted,
Nor quails before the loudest thunder shock;
She knows Omnipotence has heard her prayer,
And cries, "It shall be done, sometime, somewhere,"
And cries, "It shall be done, sometime, somewhere."

"Sometime, Somewhere" midi (sequenced by Brian M. Ames, copyright 1999) and lyrics courtesy
of http://junior.apk.net/~bmames/ht0154_.htm - 10/03/05

Greg Olsen Painting courtesy of http://gregolsengallery.com 02/10/05

Blackwork Flowers Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.bravenet.com - 08/12/04

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