Gregory (Greg) Alan Hicks, 56, passed away on January 30, 2017. He was born on October 13, 1960 in Hutchinson, Kansas to Gilbert Lee and Lois Katherine (Catte) Hicks.

He loved flying and boating with his family. He enjoyed building and creating with various materials. He loved sharing his knowledge through teaching others. Greg never knew a stranger and was a friend to all he met.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Greg is survived by his sons, Geoff Hicks of Bentonville and Seth Stites of Gravette; his mother, Lois Hicks of Ft. Smith; 2 sisters, Kathy Caperton and husband, Steve of Ft. Smith and Pennie Clark and husband, Bobby of Greenwood; 2 grandchildren, Kylie Williams and Kayden Stites; and 6 nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Rollins Funeral Home Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Tailwind Aviation Foundation,