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Obituary: Darrell D. Hicks

by Linda Wang
November 14, 2020 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 98, ISSUE 44

 

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Credit: Arch L. Heady/Resthaven
Darrell D. Hicks

Darrell D. Hicks, 94, died April 25 in Louisville, Kentucky.

“During World War II, Darrell served as a US Marine. As a result of a wound incurred in the Okinawa invasion, he was awarded a Purple Heart. Darrell retired after a 37-year career as a research chemist, earning 66 US patents. He was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church. My three children and I remember Darrell as a very special friend besides being a devoted husband and dad.”— Elizabeth R. Hicks, wife

Most recent title: Senior research associate, Celanese

Education: BS, chemistry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1950

Survivors: Wife, Elizabeth; daughter, Rhonda L. Rucker; sons, Marshall and Ralph; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren

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