Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Lieutenant Glenn Harold Hicks

Avery County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, February 20, 2003

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Reflections for Lieutenant Glenn Harold Hicks

17 years have passed and I still feel like it was yesterday. I miss you more than anything. You were my best friend and I loved you more than anyone on this planet. I hope I make you proud with everything I do. Please give my baby in heaven some love for me and Tyler. Two pieces of my heart are in heaven and I wish you both were here. I try to hold it together and go one but sometimes it is so hard without you. I know your watching over me but I need you here. Paw I love you more than anything in this world and I wish you were hear to see all the things we are doing and to be my biggest supporter. I’ll love you forever and always my hero

Courtney Lynn Hicks

February 17, 2020

words cant say how much i miss my dad just wished i would have told him i loved him the evening before he got killed

Deputy John Hicks

January 17, 2020

Happy 70th Birthday Brother GLENN up in Heaven . We love and miss you so much. Its hard to believe you have been gone for 16 years, cause it seem somedays it just happened. We miss you so bad and somedays it's had to go on but by God's grace we have learned to live and know that one day we will all be together again.
Love you baby sister Betty

Officer Betty H Buchanan
AVERY COUNTY SHERIFF OFFICE (Sister)

August 21, 2019

Happy 70th Birthday Brother GLENN up in Heaven . We love and miss you so much. Its hard to believe you have been gone for 16 years, cause it seem somedays it just happened. We miss you so bad and somedays it's had to go on but by God's grace we have learned to live and know that one day we will all be together again.
Love you baby sister Betty

Officer Betty H Buchanan
AVERY COUNTY SHERIFF OFFICE (Sister)

August 21, 2019

me and alicia are going to fight today to keep puckett locked up were he needs to stay love you Dad

Deputy John Hicks

June 12, 2019

I sure do miss you Dad theres times i need advice and theres no were to turn i wished i could be half the man you were but i never will be able to be

Deputy John Hicks

April 19, 2019

Rest in peace Lieutenant Hicks.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 23, 2019

I left a reflection on your end of watch for some reason it didnt post . I,m sorry that i was such a crappy son i wasnt a very good son i could have been better its my fault your dead you took my place that day it should have been me dad

John Hicks/Son
Avery County Sheriffs Office

March 10, 2019

Happy birthday in heaven to the greatest fathers ever

Deputy John Hicks/son
acso

August 20, 2018

there's nothing words can say

Deputy John Glenn Hicks /son
Avery county Sheriffs office

July 25, 2018

Used to you

That old phone of mine, 2:39
A.M. when I got the call
Half asleep
Thought it was a dream
But it wasn’t after all
That old dog of yours
Sitting on the porch
Waits for you to come home
Little does he know
That you won’t
Be walking through that door
I just leave him alone
'Cause letting go don’t come that easily
Most of the time, I can get by
It’s just a little hard on me

But I’m getting used to that old truck of yours
Sitting out in the drive
I’m getting used to you not being there
At church on Sunday night
I’m getting used to the radio playing
Without you singing along
But I’ll never get used to you being gone
That old rocking chair
Sitting over there
Well it don’t rock no more
And that old six string
Ain't played a thing
Been awhile since it’s hummed a chord
I just leave'em alone 'cause letting go
Don’t come that easily
Most of the time
I can get by
It’s just a little hard on me

But I’m getting used to that old truck of yours
Sitting out in the drive
I’m getting used to you not being there
At church on Sunday night
I’m getting used to the radio playing
Without you singing along
But I’ll never get used to you being gone

There’s a lot of things in this old world I can stand
But when it comes to losing you
I just can’t

Yeah, I’m getting used to that old truck of yours
Sitting out in the drive
I’m getting used to you not being there
At church on Sunday night
I’m getting used to the radio playing
Without you singing along
But I'll never get used to
No I’ll never get used to
You being gone

Yeah, being gone
Oh I’m never getting used to you being gone

Deputy John Hicks
Avery county sheriffs office

June 28, 2018

A HERO:

A hero was here but now he is gone,
his brave warm spirit carries on.
We felt so sad to hear he fell,
his badge he wore so proud and well.
His works reached out to so many lives,
we struggled hard to understand why.
With a folded flag and taps final call,
a mournful salute snapped from us all.
Yet now he stands a higher post,
he is Heaven's guard, we proudly boast.
With St. Michael, he patrol's Heaven's street,
God's brave soldier still walks his beat.

Today we lost a great brother and friend. It's been15 years but seems like it was just yesterday. We will never forget the great sacrifice he made. We love and miss him. Glenn's memory will live on. We will keep fighting the fight in court to keep his murder locked up.

Officer Betty Buchanan
Avery County Sheriffs Office/Sister

February 20, 2018

Fade To Black"


Life, it seems, will fade away
Drifting further every day
Getting lost within myself
Nothing matters, no one else

I have lost the will to live
Simply nothing more to give
There is nothing more for me
Need the end to set me free

Things not what they used to be
Missing one inside of me
Deathly lost, this can't be real
Cannot stand this hell I feel

Emptiness is filling me
To the point of agony
Growing darkness taking dawn
I was me, but now he's gone

No one but me can save myself, but it's too late
Now I can't think, think why I should even try

Yesterday seems as though it never existed
Death greets me warm, now I will just say goodbye

John Hicks
Avery County Sheriff"s Office

October 12, 2017

My Old Man
He was a giant
When I was just a kid
I was always trying
To do everything he did
I can still remember every lesson he taught me
Growing up learning how to be like my old man
He was a lion
We were our father's pride
But I was defiant
When he made me walk the line
He knew how to lift me up
And when to let me fall
Looking back, he always had a plan
My old man
Feel the callous on his hands
And dusty overalls
My old man
Now I finally understand
I have a lot to learn
From my old man
Now I'm a giant
Got a son of my own
He's always trying
To go everywhere I go

John Hicks Deputy Sheriff
Avery County Sheriffs Office /Son

July 11, 2017

This is the hardest thing I've ever wrote. I don't know how to even put into words how much I miss you. I get married in just a few days and I can't even handle doing it without you. As I'm writing this I'm listening to our song, my girl and crying trying to think of all the good times. I just wish I could dance with you so bad. I would do anything to hear I love you from you one more time. You were my best friend, my rock, my hero. It's so hard no one understands how I feel. I just want you there and there is nothing I can do about it. I just hope I can feel you spirit there. I love you more than you can put in words or actions. I miss you so bad.
Love your baby girl

Courtney Hicks
Granddaughter (only girl)

June 18, 2017

I couldn't write yesterday I miss you more today than ever that's all I can write

Deputy John Hicks
Avery County sheriffs office

February 21, 2017

Its hard to believe its been 14 years. Love and miss you Brothet
THE ONE THAT I ADORED

My dearest “BIG” brother GLENN

There are some things that I must say,
That I didn't get to tell you,
As you left my world that day.

I thank you for the love you gave,
for the times that we have shared,
for all the times you've comforted me,
and when you showed me that you cared.

The times when you protected me,
the times when you would call,
for picking me up when I was down,
and never letting me fall.

You grew into a special man,
a loyal and true friend,
and touched the lives of many,
until the very end.

Our world was very fortunate,
to have you standing by,
to protect, no matter what it took,
to lay your life on the line, and die.

Forever I shall be so proud,
of what you did that day, for
protecting and serving
and for giving your all,
in the most courageous way.

My memories I shall cherish,
I wish there were even more,
of you my dearest brother,
the one that I ADORED
LOVE YOUR BABY SISTER BETTY

Officer Betty. Buchanan
Avery County Sheriffs Office

February 20, 2017

I miss my Dad so much I cant even put into words how much I miss him . I know he's keeping watch over me when im working I can feel him right beside me sometimes I know he was holding caleb the day he had his accident the nurse said she felt like dad was there with her the day I chased the stolen car from tenn another officer ask who the other deputy was beside me I said there wasn't one I told him it must have been dad I will never stop fighting to keep puckett locked up for killing you as long as there's a breath left in me

Deputy John Glenn Hicks
Avery County Sheriffs Office /Son

February 16, 2017

Happy birthday in heaven dad I miss you so bad

Deputy /son John Hicks
Avery County Sheriffs Office

August 22, 2016

I need a lot of advice dad I miss the advice you always gave me

Deputy /son John Hicks
Avery County Sheriffs Office

August 16, 2016

:'( Glenn we've never met face to face but when you were murdered and my good Friend Ralph Coffey was injured I listened to the tragedy unfold live on the Sheriffs Channel I literally cried for days I've since made friends with your brother Wade and sister in-law Martha and they got me stun Ham Radio god bless you and your family even now as I write this tears are streaming down my face Rest Easy sir and I assure you that we'll do everything in our power to make sure your killer never hurts anyone else ever again !

Dave Calloway Jr
Friend of Hicks family

June 28, 2016

We have not at all forgotten your sacrifices my old friend. We all are continuing the good fight regarding your killer's attempts to get out. RIP Big Glenn, I miss you.

Chief (RET) JA Millan
NC Public Schools LE, Avery Dist

June 28, 2016

i really miss u paw theres not a day in my life when i don't think about you love you paw see you again

cyle hicks
grandson

March 10, 2016

i haven't been able to write until now i miss my dad so bad

John Hicks
avery sheriffs office

February 23, 2016

A HERO:

A hero was here but now he is gone,
his brave warm spirit carries on.
We felt so sad to hear he fell,
his badge he wore so proud and well.
His works reached out to so many lives,
we struggled hard to understand why.
With a folded flag and taps final call,
a mournful salute snapped from us all.
Yet now he stands a higher post,
he is Heaven's guard, we proudly boast.
With St. Michael, he patrol's Heaven's street,
God's brave soldier still walks his beat.

Today we lost a great brother and friend. It's been 13 years but seems like it was just yesterday. We will never forget the great sacrifice he made. We love and miss him. Glenn's memory will live on. We will keep fighting the fight in court to keep his murder locked up.

Officer Betty Buchanan
Avery County Sheriff Office / Sister

February 20, 2016

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