Hicks Jr. , Wal­ter S.

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WAL­TER S HICKS JR., age 84, for­mer Chicago Public Schools ed­u­ca­tor, passed gen­tly away from this life Au­gust 18, 2020 at home with loved ones near him. Wal­ter, a long time Chicago res­i­dent; Jan­uary 1954 DuSable High School grad­u­ate; and 1958 Chicago Teach­ers Col­lege grad­u­ate. Wal­ter taught high school math­e­mat­ics at En­gle­wood, Harper, South Shore, Hyde Park and Simeon be­fore re­tir­ing in 1996. Served also as As­sis­tant Prin­ci­pal at South Shore High and Harper High. Ini­ti­ated into Iota Chap­ter of Kappa Al­pha Psi Fra­ter­nity, Inc., in 1956. Lov­ing hus­band of 55 years to Grace (nee Upchurch); giv­ing fa­ther to Donna Lynn, who pre­de­ceased him; de­voted fa­ther of Wal­ter III, Christo­pher (Ari­ane), and Stephen. Spe­cial grand­fa­ther, great-grand­fa­ther, and un­cle. Big brother to Melvin Hicks (Carolyn) and Ella H. Jack­son. Car­ing brother-in-law to Mar­i­lyn Upchurch and the late Mark Upchurch. Me­mo­rial ser­vice on Au­gust 27, 2020, Tay­lor Fu­neral Home, 79 th and Wabash, Chicago, be­gin­ning at 6 p.m. for fam­ily and friends time. Kappa Al­pha Psi ser­vice at 6:30 p.m., Me­mo­rial ser­vice fol­low­ing at 7 p.m.

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