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October 7, 2013

Oliver G. Hicks Jr.

Oliver G. Hicks Jr.

AFTON — Oliver G. Hicks Jr., 59, of Melondy Hill Road, Afton, died unexpectedly Oct. 4, 2013, at his home.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Lewis Hicks; and two daughters, Melinda Stroud of Farmingville and Amanda and her husband, Jamie Archibald of Franklin. He was also a grandfather to Juliana and Kaleb, who he adored. Ollie also left behind his younger brothers, John Hicks and Paul Hicks, both of Sayville and Raymond Hicks of Florida.

Ollie studied forestry at Paul Smith’s College; he loved the outdoors and hoped to retire soon from his job at Amphenol. He will be greatly missed by many!

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 15 Liberty St., Sidney with Fr. Gordon Polenz, pastor officiating.

Friends may call at the C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney, from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday Oct. 8, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Deposit Emergency Squad, 130 2nd St., Deposit, NY 13754 or to a charity of one’s choice.

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