Hicks, 28, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on
Wednesday, May 13, 2020.
He was born April 30, 1992 in Punxsutawney,
Pennsylvania to Lynda Guntrum Philips and Harold
Gage worked as a Machinist for Unique Fabrications
in Shippenville, PA.
He liked to play his guitar, loved drawing and his
family. Gage was a 2011 graduate of Butler High
He is survived by his mother, Lynda Philips and
step-father, Craig Philips of Butler, PA.; his
father Harold Hicks and his wife Denise of Conroe,
He was preceded in death by his maternal
grandfather, Thomas Guntrum, and his paternal
grandfather, Arthur Hicks.
Due to the many restrictions imposed because of the
Coronavirus, there will not be a public visitation.
A private burial was held at Rose Hill Cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by the Thompson - Miller
Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street Butler,
Online condolences can be given at
Mother & Son
I would give my life to have you back, said his Mum.
I know you would, said her son.
I cry each night for you, said his Mum and I catch
all of your tears said her son.
I pray for the day that I can see you again, said
Close your eyes and you can see me, said her son...
You are the first person who loved me, and you are
the first person I loved.
You were always there when I needed you, and you
always knew when I needed a hug.
I am here for you now, mum in your heart and in your
I did not take your heart with me instead I left
mine with you to hold.
One day I will take your hand and lead you to
paradise, but until then my beautiful mother,
when you want to see me you only need to close your