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Eddie Hicks Haynes

Eddie Hicks Haynes, 81, of Cumby, passed away early Sunday morning, July 28, 2019 in Greenville, TX.

Eddie was born in Razor, Texas (Lamar County), on March 22, 1938, the son of Troy Haynes and Gladys Hicks Haynes. He was a retired Classified & Production Coordinator for the Dallas Times Herald. Eddie served in the United States Army as well as the Army National Guard of Texas, earning the rank of Major. He married Cindy Kopec on September 7, 1984 in Garland and they moved from Dallas to take up residence in Cumby in 1986.

He was a member of the First Christian Church of Commerce, Texas, the Masonic Lodge in Cumby, and the Hopkins County Republican Party. He enjoyed anything that had to do with history and wars, and also genealogical research as well. Eddie will also be remembered as being a "Master of Puttering".

"Hicks" is survived by his wife Cindy, two daughters: Karen Haynes Peacock of Royce City, and Christy Haynes Johnson of Dallas; other survivors include grandsons: Rocky Johnson and Beau Snodgrass and two great grandchildren, and a brother Bill Haynes of Paris, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Margaret Haynes Jackson, and a brother, Robert Haynes.

The family will host a memorial service Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the First Christian Church in Commerce.

For those who would rather give a memorial donation instead of flowers, the family has requested that such donations be made to the First Christian Church of Commerce.

Memorial Service

Saturday, August 03, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

First Christian Church
1101 Sycamore Street
Commerce, Texas 75428

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Sweet Cindy, my heart is heavy for you. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending love from the Woodruff family.

Angela Woodruff Aug 1 2019 12:00 AM

Wishing you strength, peace, and love during this loss. May God fill each of you with his Holy Spirit.

Ron Thomas Jul 29 2019 12:00 AM

Aunt Cindy, my heart and prayers are with you! Uncle Hicks will be so very missed! I love you and we are praying for you. Praying that you are comforted by the Holy Spirit and the knowledge that Hicks will always be in our hearts and he will never be forgotten. "May my condolences bring you comfort and may my prayers ease the pain of this loss."

Tammy Riley Jul 29 2019 12:00 AM

You can now make all the saw dust you want and not have to clean it up. Take care and will miss you a lot.

Walt Parker Jul 29 2019 12:00 AM