Ransom Jay Hicks

November 19, 1938 ~ February 22, 2019 (age 80)


Ransom Jay Hicks, age 80, of Conover, NC, died Friday, February 22, 2019, at Carolina Caring in Newton, NC.

He was the son of the late Clyde Chauncy Hicks and the late Julie Carpenter Hicks.

He was a native of Burlington, NC. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Mary Ellen Hicks. Jay was a graduate of Clemson University class of 1967. He lived in the Hickory area for the last 30 years working for Whiteside Machine Co.

He is survived by

One Son:
Ransom Jay Hicks, Jr.

One Step-Daughter:
Judy Bringhurst

One Sister: Julie Hicks Johnson

Three Grandchildren:
Nicole Cowan Buckley
Bethany Cowan Macklin
David Clyde Cowan

The graveside service will be at 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Rutherfordton City Cemetery with Reverend Dean Baughn officiating. Interment will be at Rutherfordton City Cemetery.

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McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.

Cemetery Details

Rutherfordton City Cemetery

Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

Graveside Service

MAR 2. 11:00 AM

Rutherfordton City Cemetery

Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

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