Leroy Sidney Hickson, Sr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia on December 31, 1938 to the late Wilson Hickson and Donnie McCroley. He was called home on July 25, 2015, at the age of seventy-seven. Leroy began his education at Red Oak Elementary School. He completed his high school education in the Atlanta Public School System. He attended and completed seminary college in Tennessee. He worked for Saint Joseph hospital for forty-four years as an Engineer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilson and Donnie Hickson; two sisters, Rosa Founch and Alice Ruth Page; one daughter, Vanessa Gail Settles.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife of wife 56 years Mrs. Mamie Elizabeth Hickson; two daughters, Carolyn B. Hickson and Claudia Ellis; five sons, Leroy S. Hickson, Jr. David Hickson, Randolph Hickson, Christopher Hickson and Ronald Woods; two sisters, Catherine Roberts and Charlsee Long; grandchildren, great grandchildren and a host of daughters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Grissom-Clark Funeral Home 227 East Lake Dr Atlanta Ga. 30317 404-373-3191www.grissom-clarkfh.com
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