Gerald Hickox

Gerald Hickox

Gerald Ned Hickox, a lifelong resident of Grayson county, died on Monday, October 28, 2019 at his residence after a heroic battle with cancer. Services will be on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the First Baptist Church of Howe at 11:00 AM with Terry Ingram and Rev. Roger Tidwell officiating. Interment will follow at Cedarlawn Memorial Park in Sherman. The family will greet friends on Friday, November 1, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at First Baptist Church of Howe. Gerald was born on March 16, 1939, the only son of Trula (Perkins) Long and Ted Hickox in Sherman. He attended Sherman schools, graduating from Sherman High School in 1957. Shortly after graduation, he chose to serve in the United States Army. After two years in the military he returned to Sherman and started work for Grumman Olsen with 27 years of service. He then began working for Magni-Fab Southwest in 1991 and retired in 2008. Gerald married his first great love, Francine Long of Howe on June 27, 1964. She was a wonderful wife, companion and mother for 37 years and passed away in 2011. They had two children, Rob and Lisa. Gerald was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Howe, serving as a deacon and supporting his wife as the church organist and Sunday school teacher. They were also active members of the XYZ Senior Club and the church. Together, they dedicated their lives to God and family. Gerald was a sports enthusiast and supported the athletic events for the Howe Public Schools. He had a true passion for golf and played at Woodlawn Country Club for many years. He loved traveling with family and friends. Gerald is survived by his son, Robert Lynn Hickox and wife Michelle, daughter Lisa Gay Hickox Nix and grandchildren: Michael Ray Huff, Ashley Dawn Nix, Randle Auten Nix, Cameron Cailee Hickox, and Abby Allynn Hickox. He is also survived by a dear friend Lucy Walker and sisters-in-law Phyllis and Darothy Long. Gerald was preceded in death by his parents, his wife in 2011, and brothers-in-law Hubert Long and Sonny Long. Pallbearers for Gerald will be Dalton Harris, Quinton Harris, Rick Ake, Mark Armstrong, Jack Norman, and Alton Norman. Honorary pallbearers will be Scotty Harris and grandsons, Michael Huff and Randle Nix. The family wishes to thank Dr. Roque and nurses at Texas Cancer Center as well as the team at Hospice Plus for the love and care they provided Gerald. In addition to flowers, memorials may be made in Gerald’s name to First Baptist Church of Howe, 100 S. Davis St., Howe, Texas 75459. You may sign the online guestbook at www.Dannelfuneralhome.com.
March 16, 1939 - October 28, 201903/16/193910/28/2019
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Gerald Ned Hickox, a lifelong resident of Grayson county, died on Monday, October 28, 2019 at his residence after a heroic battle with cancer. Services will be on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the First Baptist Church of Howe at 11:00 AM with Terry Ingram and Rev. Roger Tidwell officiating. Interment will follow at Cedarlawn Memorial Park in Sherman. The family will greet friends on Friday, November 1, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at First Baptist Church of Howe. Gerald was born on March...

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