Mr. James Edward Hicks was born on December 3, 1969 to Hilda Bowen and the late James Harell Carr. He was raised by the late Mr. James Hicks and the late Mrs. Eurice Hicks.
He departed his life on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, North Carolina. “Tear Drop” as he was affectionately called, received his education in the Pender County Public School system and attended Pender High School. He was loved by many and will be greatly missed by all.
In addition to his father, James was also preceded in death by one brother: Toney Teachey.
James leaves to cherish his memories: wife, Onjenita Hicks; three daughters, Shameka Hicks, LaTonya McKoy and Kiyashia Holloy; one son, Darius Hicks; eight grandchildren; mother: Hilda Bowen; four brothers: Shelron Tracey Rich; George Williams; Shariff Williams and Deshawn Hill; three sisters: Latesha Blackwell (Michael), Yvette Williams and Angela Carr (Mookie); six aunts; seven uncles; two very special friends whom he called both “Boss Lady”: Mrs. Tina Roberson and Alma Woods; best friend: James Gary Everett “Fuzz” and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
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