Mr. Carl C. Wicker

Mr. Carl C. Wicker, 85, of Newnan, Ga., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Emory University Hospital. He was born Sept. 6, 1928, in Montezuma, Ga., to the late Watson Wicker and Odessa Cook Wicker.

Mr. Wicker grew up in Jasper County, Ga., and graduated from the Pharmacy School at the University of Georgia. He moved to Newnan in 1955 to continue his pharmacy career at Joiner Drugstore and later worked at Jacobs Drugstore and retired from Revco. He was an active member of the Newnan community, where he was a member of the Newnan First United Methodist Church and the Henry Kitchens Sunday School Class, and the Newnan Civitan Club. He volunteered with Meals on Wheels.

The funeral is Friday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. at Newnan First United Methodist Church with Dr. Stuart Greene and Rev. Gary Parrish officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation is Thursday evening between 6 -8 at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan.

Rather than flowers, the family requests contributions to Newnan First United Methodist Church, 33 Greenville St., Newnan, Ga., 30263 or to the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, 1365 Clifton Rd. NE, Atlanta, Ga., 30322. Condolences can be expressed online at www.mckoon.com.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Faye Haygood Wicker; son, Jim Wicker and wife Julie; daughter, Marci Fiske and husband Eric; brother, James Edward Wicker and wife Tina of Augusta; grandchildren, Emerson Carl Fiske, James Wilfred Fiske, Sarah Anne Fiske, Mason Haley Kendrick, Anna James Wicker; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

McKoon Funeral Home, 770-253-4580.



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