March 27, 1959-Oct. 8, 2020

David Wayne Hicks, 61, and a resident of Austin, Texas, was taken suddenly from this life Oct. 8, 2020. He was born in Norfolk, Va., March 27, 1959, to Wayne and Grace Hicks.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Angelo and Josephine Dado, paternal grandparents, Andrew and Estelle Hicks; and brother, Derrick Ray Amoriko.

He is survived by his daughter, Michelle Hicks and fiancé Nic Longden; grandchildren, Kylie and Bryce Longden; parents, Wayne and Grace Hicks; sister, Gina Hartley and husband Bill; nieces, Robyn Coutee and Allison McKneely; and grand nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends throughout Louisiana, Texas and Ohio.

He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

A memorial service to honor David’s life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17 at Coldwater Baptist Church in the Hagewood community.