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Samuel T. Hicks III WALPOLE — Samuel T. Hicks III, of Walpole, New Hampshire, died Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Sam was born in Keene, New Hampshire, Sept. 3, 1940, the son of Samuel T. Jr and Frances Cutter. Sam attended schools in Walpole and was a graduate of Vermont Academy in Saxtons River, Vermont. He worked in the Walpole, New Hampshire, area as an insurance agent for Prudential Insurance and later for McCrillis & Eldredge in Newport, New Hampshire. He was an avid golfer and a board member of Hooper Golf Course. He loved sports and frequently attended events to watch his children and grandchildren. Sam is survived by his children, Kirsten Ubernberg, of Germany, Kevin T. Hicks and partner Lynda Chandler, of Langdon, New Hampshire, Darren E. Hicks and partner Jennifer Wheeler, of Unadilla, New York, Amy H. Royce and husband Ryan Royce, of Westmoreland; his brothers, Randy Hicks and Phil Hicks, of Walpole, and Alan Hicks; grandchildren, Chad, Kaitlyn and Christina Chandler, Murphy Hicks, Nicholas and Lucille Royce, great-granddaughter Paisley Morin; niece Kelley Hicks, great-niece Grace Conety; and companion Janice Bardis. Sam was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Dianne O’Leary; sisters, Sarah Hogan, Deborah Schofield; nephew Christopher Hicks; and great-grandchildren, Wyatt and Benson Morin. There will be a celebration of life on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Watkins Inn & Tavern at the Hooper Golf Course, Walpole, New Hampshire. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Town of Walpole, Walpole Recreation Department, P.O. Box 729, Walpole, NH, attention Kraig Harlow. Arrangements are being made at the Fenton & Hennessey Funeral Home.

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