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James Robert Hicks, 64, of Caroline County died at his home Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012.
James served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and worked as a residential painter.
James is survived by a son, Jeffrey Hicks and his wife, Missy, of Woodford; three daughters, Donna Hicks of King George County and Joanne Hicks and Wanda Hicks, both of Winchester; three sisters, Gloria Seay of Spotsylvania County, Joyce Granbacka of Michigan and Janet Bell of King George; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
James was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Violet Hicks; his brother, Danny Ray Hicks; and a sister, Deloris Rollins.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel- Cremation Service, 10719 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg. Burial will take place at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations in James' name to the American Diabetes Association, Rappahannock Chapter, Box 1385, Fredericksburg, Va. 22402.
Online condolences may be expressed to James' family at foundandsons.com.