William Hicks

William "Bill" Hicks

1937 - 2023

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Obituary of William "Bill" Hicks

September 21, 1937 - April 19, 2023

William “Bill” Hicks.  Age 85 of Southgate.

Beloved husband of Joyce. Loving father of Lynn Woolwine and Steve (Shannon) Hicks. Dearest grandfather of Blake, Justin and Nathan.

Mr. Hicks was an elementary school teacher in Taylor for 36 years.

Cremation will take place at The On-Site Crematory located within the Molnar Funeral Homes - Brownstown Chapel.


Family Tribute

William Hicks, was an amazing man. He attended William Jennings Bryan, Wayne State and Eastern Michigan Universities and was in the Naval reserves. He became a school teacher and taught at Taylor Public Schools for 36 years. He also tutored after school.  

Bill had many interests over the years including fishing, reading, playing chess, bird watching, watching Nascar and he loved the Detroit Tigers.

Everyone loved Bill because he was so kind, caring and compassionate. He also had a great sense of humor and the best smile ever!

William married Joyce in 1962. They were married for 61 years. They had 2 children, Lynn and Steve.

Bill changed many lives for the better. He was definitely one of a kind. He loved his grandsons Blake, Justin and Nathan very much. Our family will miss him so much.