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Charles A. “Heavy” Hicks

• Mar 31, 2020 at 8:55 AM

CHURCH HILL - Charles A. “Heavy” Hicks, 89, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 29, 2020.

Charles was a resident of Hawkins County and attended Belmont Baptist Church. He proudly served his country in the U. S. Army. He retired from Wards Feed Mill and was a devoted caregiver to his loving wife Ella Mae.

He is preceded in death by wife, Ella Mae Weems Hicks; parents, Joseph and Ella Bowers Hicks; 4 siblings, and 1 infant son.

Charles is survived by his granddaughters, Nakisha Graham and Chenoa Pruitt (Mark); son, Ricky Hicks; daughter, Angela Graham; step-daughters,  Freda Robinette (Grover) and Tammy Tankersley (Jeff); step son, David Smith (Penny); 8 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren; sisters, Phyllis Jean and Eileen; brother, Kenny; several nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service will be held Thursday, April 2, 2020 at Church Hill Memory Gardens with Pastor James Adams officiating. Please keep in mind, access may be limited due to COVID-19. If you would like to watch the graveside service, please visit us at www.johnsonarrowood.com and click on his obituary. The service will be uploaded by Friday, April 3.

Pallbearers will be Mark Pruitt, Jason Robinette, Grover Robinette, Jeff Tankersley, Mike Bell and Brian Ferrell. Honorary Pallbearers will be Rome Pruitt and Gavin Delp.

To sign the online guestbook, please visit us at www.johnsonarrowood.com. If you are unable to attend and would like for us to sign the book for you and would like for us to mail you memorial folders, please call us at 423-357-4113.

Johnson-Arrowood Funeral Home of Church Hill is honored to serve the Hicks family.