James Hicks

James Hicks

CHAMPAIGN – James A. Hicks, 68, of Champaign died at 11:35 a.m. Friday (Jan. 25, 2013) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Renner-Wikoff Chapel and Crematory, Urbana; the Rev. Connie Bandy will officiate. Burial will be in Stearns Cemetery, Fithian. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Hicks was born April 17, 1944, in Armstrong, the son of Robert Pearl and Leatha Foltz Hicks. He married Janet Tillotson on June 7, 1969, in Danville. She survives.

Survivors include his aunt, Jewell Hicks; two sisters-in-law, Delores Sanders and Georgia Doyle; and one brother-in-law, Roger Tillotson.

Mr. Hicks retired from the University of Illinois as a building service worker.

He was Protestant. He liked to watch television.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Condolences may be offered at www.renner-wikoffchapel.com.