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Philip Earl Hicks

Mr. Philip Earl Hicks of Buffalo Junction died Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Granville County, N.C. He was born in Halifax County on Sept. 16, 1965 and was 48 years old. 

He was the son of the late John Richard Hicks and the late Frances Long Hicks and was married to Tricia Thompson Hicks, who survives. 

He was a member of First Crossroads Baptist Church. He was a lifetime member of the Turbeville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department where he served as former E.M.S. captain, assistant fire chief and engineer and was a current member of the board of directors. 

Philip also achieved status of National Registry E.M.T.-Intermediate. 

He is survived by his wife, Tricia Hicks, of Buffalo Junction; three daughters, Frances Clark and husband Daniel of South Boston, Heather Hicks of Covington and Mackenzie Thompson of Buffalo Junction; one son, Raymond Arrington, of Covington; one sister, Carole Hager, of Smyna, GA; one brother, James “Ricky” Hicks Sr. of South Boston; one granddaughter, Sidney Clark, of South Boston; and one grandson, Sylas Wolfe, of Covington. 

Memorial services will be held Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Turbeville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department with the Rev. Preston Medley officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the fire department and other times at the home of Susan Clarke, 5020 Melon Road, South Boston. 

In lieu of flowers, consider the Turbeville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, 1002 Melon Road, South Boston, VA 24592. 

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfunerals.com.  

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.