Services are set for Sgt. Channing (Bo) Hicks

Published on Friday, November 23, 2012

The city of Greer is preparing today to receive native son Sgt. Channing B. (Bo) Hicks, who was killed in Afghanistan Nov.16. Hicks' body is scheduled to arrive at Stevens Aviation at 2:10 p.m. where he will be met by his family.

The Patriot Guard will escort Hicks and his family from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport to Wood Mortuary. The procession, traveling Hwy. 14 North and turning left on E. Poinsett Street, is expected to arrive in Greer at 2:30 p.m.

Hicks, 24, suffered fatal injuries when enemy forces attacked his unit in Paktika province, Afghanistan with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire, according to the Department of Defense.

The funeral is 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fairview Baptist Church and burial with full military honors will be at Wood Memorial Park in Duncan.

Visitation is Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Fairview Baptist Church.

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