James Hicks Sr.

HICKS, James A., Sr., 57, resident of Bridgeport, OH, passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014, in Wheeling Hospital.

He was born January 10, 1957, in Wheeling, WV, son of the late Robert Carl and Mildred Telitha Morris Hicks.

He was a park ranger at Oglebay Park, and a member of Abundant Life Baptist Church.

Surviving is his wife, Paula Brookover Hicks; children, Erika Hicks Hall, Jennifer Hicks, and Jessica Hicks Bittner of Wheeling, and James Hicks, Jr. of Dallas, WV; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and one due in May; sister, Joyce McKenzie of Wheeling.

There will be no visitation. Friends are invited to the memorial service on Saturday, March 29, 2014, at noon at Abundant Life Baptist Church with Pastor Thomas R. Rentfrow officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to the James A. Hicks, Sr. family c/o Abundant Life Baptist Church, 976 Chapel Hill Road, Triadelphia, WV 26059.

Arrangements by Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Wheeling, WV 26003 (304-242-2311).