Graveside services for Vernon Rushell Hicks, 65, were held June 22 at the American Legion Douglas Day Post 152 Cemetery at Pine Mountain.
A son of the late Arthur and Martha Wooten Hicks, he was born in Letcher County. He died June 20 at his home at Mayking.
Hicks was a retired U.S. Marine and worked for 10 years as transportation director for the Department of Defense. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #40 in Jeffersonville, Ind., and the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars in Whitesburg.
Surviving are his wife, Fran Webb Hicks; two sons, Thomas, Georgetown, and Stephen, Mayking; a daughter, Staci, Mayking; two sisters, Thelma West and husband Bill, Dayton, Ohio, and Florance Sturgill and husband Jake, Colson; and a brother, James Curtis and wife Lily Mae, Mayking.
Everidge Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.