Richard Hicks Jr.

Published 12:04 pm Friday, March 11, 2011

PORT GIBSON — Richard Hicks Jr. died Sunday, March 6, 2011, at River Region Medical Center. He was 70.

Mr. Hicks was born in Claiborne County and worked in the auto body repair business. He was a member of St. Luke Christian Church.

He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Hicks Sr.; his mother, Louise Keys-Hicks; two brothers, Joe Hicks and Matthew Flowers; and a sister, Shirley Hicks.

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Survivors include his wife, Myrtis Hicks of Port Gibson; three sons, David Mays and Maurice Andrews, both of Port Gibson, and Lester Cameron of Texas; five daughters, Dereneice Marbley, Nina Williams, Beverly H. Harris and Deverly H. Cruel, all of Port Gibson, and Bonita Faye Hicks of Chicago; three brothers, Eddie Lee Hicks, Willie J. Hicks and John H. Hicks, all of Dallas; four sisters, Betty Barnes and Vera Liggins, both of Port Gibson, Louise Benit and Jacquelyne Miller, both of Dallas; 26 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends, including Levi Dorsey of Port Gibson.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Ellis officiating. Burial will follow at Barnes Family Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 until 7 today at Rollins Funeral Home.