Herbert G. “Gray” Hicks, 49, of Midlothian, VA passed away on Tuesday, January 25, 2022.
He attended Hermitage High School, where he was a dedicated member of the marching band, and graduated in 1991. Right after, he pursued a career in the Automotive Industry, working his way up from sweeping floors to being a very knowledgeable automotive painter. He married his wife, Julia (Borzek) Hicks in December of 1996 and they share 3 children together. Although they divorced in 2016, they remained friends over the last few years. Gray was a motorcycle enthusiast and a McFarlane action figure collector. He was someone who loved both listening to and playing music, and drawing; two talents he passed down to his children. Gray will be remembered as a loving father, brother, uncle, and friend, with a big heart and willing to help out anyone in need. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
Gray is survived by his 3 children, Jarrett, Trinity, and Briana; sisters, Jessica (Jay), Raven (Stanley), Sue and Sandra (Keith); brother, Alex; dog, Bailey; other family members including nieces, nephews, and cousins; as well as many close friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Allan and Bettie, and sister, Jackie.
A viewing/memorial will be held from 9:30am to 11:30am on Saturday, February 5, 2022, at Affinity Funeral Service, 2720 Enterprise Parkway, Richmond 23294. Interment will follow in Greenwood Memorial Gardens, 12601 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA 23238, at noon.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to https://gofundme.com/f/the-unexpected-loss-of-my-brother-gray , to assist with his final expenses. Family & friends are welcome to gather for food/refreshments at the home of his sister (Raven) following the interment. Address will be provided during the viewing/memorial, upon request.