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Hunter Gage Hicks

July 11, 2006 — September 26, 2023

Bear Creek


Hunter Gage Hicks, 17, of Bear Creek, went to his heavenly home Tuesday, September 26th, 2023.


He was born July 11, 2006, in Lee County to his parents, Shannon Dwight & Shannon Rae Hicks. He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Dwight & Jane Hicks, Maternal grandfather, Frank Shinault.

He is survived by four siblings: Andrew Hicks and wife Jordan, Nicholas Hicks, Brenden Holder and Katie Hicks. He is also survived by two grandmothers, Dianne Hicks & Karen Shinault. Nieces and nephews, Karter, Tayler, Mylie, Hallie, Hazel, and Arabella. He is also survived by a host of aunts and uncles, cousins and friends.

Hunter was a beautiful soul who had a huge heart and was loved by everyone, especially his brothers and sister. He had a goofy personality and loved to make everyone laugh. He was a student at Chatham Central High School and loved fishing & hunting, playing football and baseball, playing Xbox with his friends, and spending time with his family. He was a true NC State fan.

Visitation service for Hunter will be Saturday, September 30th, 2023, from 6 to 8 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home in Siler City. Graveside service will be Sunday, October 1st, 2023, at 2 PM at Goldston Methodist Church, 185 Hillcrest Ave, Goldston, NC 27252. Officiated by Reverend David Hicks.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is serving the Hicks family.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, September 30, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home

230 N Second Ave, SIler City, NC 27344

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Sunday, October 1, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Goldston United Methodist Church Cemetery

185 Hillcrest Ave, Goldston, NC 27252

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