George Hicks Jr. 1927-2018

Services for George Marvel Hicks Jr., 91, of Dallas were held Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton.  Interment was at Cool Springs Cemetery in Canton. He passed away at his home Dec. 10, 2018, in Dallas.

He was born Sept. 7, 1927, in Manvel to George Marvel Hicks Sr. and Cathern Elizabeth Johns.

He grew up in South and West Texas before graduating from Canton High School. He joined the military in 1946 to serve his country.

When he returned home, he married Dottie Herring on May 26, 1950. He attended Tyler Junior College before graduating from Washington University in St. Louis in 1954.

He moved to Tyler and opened his first architectural firm in 1955. While in Tyler, he helped open the first Gideon Chapter.

In 1961, he moved to Dallas to open his second location. He was a long-time member of the First Assembly of God in Dallas.

He is survived by his wife, Dottie Hicks; son, Mike and Donna Hicks; son, Tim Hicks; daughter, Suzie Ferrell; grandchildren, Shane, Jordan, Amanda, Ashleigh, Jessica; great-grandchildren, Kadalin, Makala, Sonnett, Canyon, Caleb, Trevor, Hannah, Alyissa, Joshua Michael, Emily and Chevy.

He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Cathern Hicks.