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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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Donald Wayne Hicks, 87, a native of Beaumont, Texas, and long-time resident of Cut-Off, Louisiana, passed away peacefully at his daughter’s home on June 25, 2016. Visitation will take place on Friday July 1 at Falgout Funeral Home in Galliano from 6 - 9 p.m. and on Saturday July 2 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church from 9 a.m. till service time.

The United Veterans League will perform military honors at 10 a.m. with Funeral Mass beginning at 11 a.m.. Burial will be in the church cemetery after the service.

He is survived by his loving companion, Barbara Danner, son Lester Wayne Hicks, son Gilbert Lee Hicks and his wife Teri Albro Hicks, daughter Kristy Hicks Thompson, and grandchildren Eric Francis, Adrian Thoma, and Meagan, Jenna, and Connor Hicks.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Charlotte Barras Hicks, parents Luther Wayne Hicks and Blanche DeMary Hicks.

He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War, a member American Legion Post #379 in Bedford, Texas, an avid LSU fan, and was very accomplished at hand tooling leatherwork.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Donald Wayne Hicks’ name to the Cancer Memorial Fund, at 602 Creekwood Court, Ennis, Texas 75119, or to the USO.