Joe A. Hicks, 79, of St. Paul, Virginia went to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday, November 16, 2021 in Louisa, Virginia at the home of his daughter.
Joe was a retired coal miner with 36 years of service with Clinchfield Coal Co. and Cumberland Resources. He was a Army Veteran of the Korea Police Action, member of Castlewood Masonic Lodge 231 District 47. Joe attended Collins Chapel Church in Dungannon, VA, and Servants of Christ Church Zion Cross Roads, VA while living with his daughter and son-in-law. Joe enjoyed going cat fishing on Lake Anna, riding the boat and spending time with friends and family.
Joe is preceded in death by his father and mother, Harry H. and Beatrice E. Hicks; his first wife, Betty S. Yeary; second wife, Zelma A. Hicks; infant daughter, Tina R. Hicks; one sister Connie Mullins; stepdaughter Belinda Woodruff. He is survived by his son, Joe A. Hicks, Jr. of Chapmanville, West Virginia; his daughter, Debby S. Crawford (Danny) of Louisa, Virginia; two grandsons, Billy Joe Crawford, and Harry S. Hicks; two granddaughters, Nashay Christian, and Hope J. Hicks; step-granddaughter, Haley Hill; one brother, Jessee Hicks (Dorothy); one sister Faye Gillenwater; three stepdaughters, Tammy Hartsock (Pete), Kim Palmer (Chris), Pam Barnett, (David); two step-sons, Gerald Salyer (Vickie), and Robert Salyer. Several step-grandchildren; step-greatgrandchildren; nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 22, 2021 in the Temple Hill Memorial Park Chapel of Love Mausoleum Castlewood, VA with Rev. Jessee Jones, and Rev. Bill Crawford officiating. Military Honors will be provided by the Gate City National Guard, and Masonic Rites will be held by Castlewood Lodge 231. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic social distancing, and face covering is recommended. Woodward Funeral Home of Louisa, and Baker Funeral Home of Pound, VA are serving the family.