Thomas Montgomery Hicks lost his life Tuesday, June 16th 2020, from injuries
sustained in a one vehicle accident.
Thomas was born November 2nd, 1939, in Winston Salem, North Carolina.
Thomas served with distinction in the United States Marine Corps - including two tours in Viet Nam as a Combat Sniper. He retired with honor in 1983 after serving his country for 30 years.
After relocating to the Farmville area he worked for the Virginia Department of
Corrections until retirement. Thomas was extremely involved in the community
and volunteered with Veterans and Homeless organizations. He was a Board
Member of the Piedmont Area Veterans Council and an active member of VFW
Post 7059 where he served as Post Commander from 2004 - 2007.
Thomas was one of a kind. He loved hunting and fishing. He never met a stranger and always had time to stop and inquire about your day. He was passionate about helping and devoted his time to improving the lives of others. He was funny,
gregarious and loved by his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Susan Renee Hicks, and his three daughters, Lisa Renee Brown, Laura Beth Daniels and Leslie Kimberly Hicks. Thomas also had seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, June 27th at VFW Post 7059, 1616
Graham Road, Farmville VA 23901 from 1 - 3pm. Puckett Funeral Home is serving the family. www.puckettfh.com.