Lester Leslie Hicks

Lester (Leslie) Hicks, 89, of Hartford transitioned on August 29, 2018. He was born on August 18, 1929 to the late Essie and Mollie (Mainor) Hicks in Hartford. He was a graduate of Enfield High School and then served in the US Air Force. Lester was employed 54 years at the United States Postal Service and was a faithful, dedicated member and usher of The Mount Olive Ministries, where his mother was a founder. He was an avid bowler and bowled with TBA. He was a dedicated member of the American Legend. Lester was married to Bernice Kennedy Hicks. September 16 would have been their 68th wedding anniversary. He is survived by his beautiful wife, Bernice; daughters, Valerie McShan of GA, Shelley Johnson of GA, Lygia Faust of East Hartford, Beryl Hicks of Hartford, Holly Hicks-Kendrick of GA and Regina (Lonnie) Carr of GA, Son, Daryl Hicks of Hartford; 16 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren, brother Harris Hicks of GA, sister- in-law, Betty Kennedy of Hartford, Special Son-in-law George Johnson and a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends. Lester was predeceased by brothers Rufus, Howard, Clarence, Frederick and two sisters, Jessie Kennedy and Marie Bourne.