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Stanley Herbert Hicks

February 18, 1937 June 7, 2020
Stanley Herbert Hicks
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Obituary for Stanley Herbert Hicks

Stanley Hicks passed away at his home Sunday, June 7, 2020. He is survived by his wife, Judy, his son, Jason, his grandson, Tanner, and three sisters, Shirley Castellow and Sandra Higgerson of Chesapeake and Phyllis Jenkins (Joe) of Greenwood, S.C. He was predeceased by his older son, Stan Jr. He is also survived by two stepsons, David Montgomery (Charlene) of Chesapeake and Robert Montgomery (Kathryn) of Nags Head, N.C. as well as four granddaughters, Kelli Oestensen (Oscar) of Trollhaetten, Sweden, Kathryn Montgomery, of San Diego, and Elizabeth and Hannah Montgomery of Nags Head.
Stanley belonged to Great Bridge Presbyterian Church, and he served there as a deacon. He graduated from Virginia Tech where he was in the Corps of Cadets and majored in Horticulture. He served in the United States Army and was stationed in Korea. Stanley owned Colonial Grading and Seeding Company and did many seeding jobs from Maryland to Louisiana to Cuba. He landscaped and seeded many of the highways and the bypass in this area. One of his proudest accomplishments was landscaping and maintaining Busch Gardens.
Stanley and Judy enjoyed traveling and had been to all seven continents. They often traveled to Germany and took many people to see this beautiful country. Since Judy taught German at Hickory High School, they frequently took students and adults there. They also liked to travel to other European countries and South America. Their last trip was to Israel and Jordan. Stanley and Judy often cruised, and they especially enjoyed their river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest.
Stanley will be missed by his family and his many friends. A gathering celebrating Stanley’s life will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2020 from 3 PM – 6 PM at Oman Funeral Home and Crematory. Interment will be conducted at 3 PM, Monday, June 15, 2020 in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens.

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Gathering

Saturday

13

Jun

3:00 PM 6/13/2020 3:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 6/13/2020 6:00:00 PM
Oman Funeral Home & Crematory

653 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Oman Funeral Home & Crematory
653 Cedar Road Chesapeake 23322 VA
United States

Graveside

Monday

15

Jun

3:00 PM 6/15/2020 3:00:00 PM
Chesapeake Memorial Gardens

524 Cedar Rd
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Chesapeake Memorial Gardens
524 Cedar Rd Chesapeake 23322 VA
United States
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