AUBURNDALE – Paul Ray Hicks, age 90, passed away at his home in Auburndale on May 29, 2018. He was born on June 25, 1927 in Liberty, Alabama to John & Gustie Hicks. Paul was an Auburndale resident for 30 years coming from Alabama. During his time here he helped various business with their start-up and was very involved with Gerstman’s & Crooms Auto Parts locally. He is preceded in death by; Sons: Bob Hicks & Donny Ray Hicks, Siblings: Billy, Milton, Chambers & Marion. Paul is survived by; Sister: Naomi (Leslie) Hutchinson of Lakeland and Brother: Bobby (Shirley) Hicks of Lakeland. Interment at Auburndale Memorial Park.