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Terry Lee Hicks

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes, Inc.

28 Harding Avenue

Jackson, Ohio 45640

Phone: (740)286-2010

Fax: (740)286-5640


Terry L. Hicks, age 64, of Wellston, Ohio passed away Friday, January 8th, 2021 at the James Cancer Center in Columbus, Ohio. He was born July 1st, 1956 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Ted and Annette (Bentley) Hicks Gussler.

Terry served in the U.S. Navy for two years. He was a former employee of the Goodyear plant for 31 years. He also owned his own body shop for 42 years. Terry’s auto body work was well-known with trophies to show it.

He is survived by his long-time wife, Susie (McCoy) Hicks; son, Terry (Liz) Hicks; children: Kathy (David) Perkins and Michael Clarkson; sisters: Tonya (Chris) Sturgill, Barbara (Ronnie) Downey, Rhonda (Tim) Jaggers, and Annetta (Jamie) Baker; grandchildren: Tyler, Rylan, Cheyenne, Haylee, Candace, Michael, and Cayden; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, J.C. Gussler and nephew, Jeffrey Cecil Gussler.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 from 4PM-7PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Funeral services will follow at 7PM at the funeral home with Larry Boggs officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Per CDC and governor guidelines, everyone is to wear a mask while indoors and practice proper social distancing. Online condolences may be sent to

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