LeRoy S. Hicks, Jr.

May 26, 2019

Hicks, Jr., LeRoy Obituary

LeRoy Scott “Lee” Hicks, Jr., 77, of Bealeton, VA, passed away on May 26, 2019 at his home after a long illness.

Born September 23, 1941 at Saltillo, PA,  he was the son of the late Leroy Scott, Sr. and Helen (Park) Hicks. He was united in marriage to the former Nancy Crossley on September 22, 1962. His wife of 56 years survives at their home.

He is also survived by five children, William Hicks of Erwinna, PA, Beth Buchanan of Benson, NC, Gregory Hicks of Myrtle Beach, SC, Zachary Hicks of Bealeton, VA and John Hicks of St. Charles, IL, twelve grandchildren, Josiah, Nathanial, Kyla, Tommy, Ashlyn, Gregory, Caleb, Madeleine, Mary, Elijah, Andrew and John and one sister, Virginia Diane (Hicks) Ford of Etters, PA and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

After graduating from Saltillo High School in 1960, he attended Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture and earned his bachelor’s degree at Louisiana Baptist University. He excelled at track and field and set two long standing college records for the one hundred and two hundred yard dashes. He coached youth baseball and helped his daughter with her horse showing and training.

He began his career in the IT field as a programmer and systems analyst for both the federal government and the private industry, first with Naval Air Systems Command and later for the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Along the way he also owned and operated a successful office products business in Vienna, VA and was elected president of the Vienna Virginia Chamber of Commerce.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the Calvary Independent Baptist Church, 20258 Main St., Saltillo, PA with Pastor Dan Long officiating. Interment will be made at Saltillo Cemetery. Friends may call at the Church one hour prior to the service.

Local arrangements are under the direction of the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, PA.

Online condolences and further information can be obtained at martinrbrownfh.com or funeralfinder.com.




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June 8, 2019
10:00 a.m.

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Calvary Independent Baptist Church

20258 Main Street
Saltillo, PA 17253
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June 8, 2019
11:00 a.m.

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Calvary Independent Baptist Church

20258 Main Street
Saltillo, PA 17253
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June 8, 2019

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Saltillo Cemetery

Saltillo, PA 17253


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