Graveside services for Staff Sgt. Jason Hicks, 40, of Copperas Cove, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen with full military honors.

Mr. Hicks died Oct. 25, 2013. He was born Aug. 21, 1973, in Portsmouth, Va., to Malcolm and Jane Sullivan Hicks.

He joined the Army in 1994, where he served four tours in Iraq and two tours in Bosnia.

He married Claudia Hiller on Aug. 1, 1997, in Christiansfield, Denmark.

He obtained a bachelor of arts degree in Criminal Justice at Central Texas College.

Mr. Hicks was preceded in death by his mother, Jane Sullivan Hicks.

Survivors include his wife, Claudia; his son, Ryan; and his daughter, Emily, all of Copperas Cove; his father, Malcolm Hicks and his wife, Jean; sister, Judy Hicks Wagner and her husband, Mike, and sons, Tyler and Zachary; a brother, Michael Hicks and his wife, Natalie, and children, Kaylan, Haley and Wyatt; an aunt, Debbie Hoerter and her husband, John, and cousin, Adam.

Visitation is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove, which is in charge of arrangements. Offer condolences at

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