Jesse Lee Hickcox,18, died Sept. 1, 2002, in Gold Beach.

He was born Feb. 29, 1984, in Gold Beach.

He grew up in Gold Beach and attended Ophir, Riley Creek and Gold Beach High School.

He worked at Paul's Pizzeria.

He enjoyed hunting, four -wheeling, camping, football, track and spending time with his friends.

Survivors include mother, Brenda Leacock of Kirkland, Wash.; stepfather, Charles Leacock of Gold Beach; stepsister, Sara Leacock and stepbrother, Jeremy Leacock of Petaluma, Calif.

He was preceded in death by grandparents, Rozella and Raymond Dexter.

Funeral services were Friday at Bethany Lutheran Church in Gold Beach. Pastor Tim Brueckner officiated.

Remembrances can be made to Gold Beach High School Football and Track Fund, c/o Gold Beach High School, 29516 Ellensburg Ave., Gold Beach, OR 97444.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of Litty Funeral Directors.