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Julius H Hicks III

Born: Sat., Oct. 12, 1946
Died: Mon., Aug. 8, 2016


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Mon., Aug. 15, 2016
Location: Braman & Son Memorial Chapel

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Mon., Aug. 15, 2016
Location: Braman & Son Memorial Chapel

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Julius H. Hicks III, 69 years old of Kingsford Heights, In, died Monday, August 8, 2016 in Michigan City, Indiana.

He was born Saturday, October 12, 1946 in Meridian, Mississippi, Son of the late Julius Hicks Jr. and the late Virginia (McGarry) Hicks.

Julius was a member of the American Legion and Lion's Club in Kingsford Heights. Julius was a huge Cubs fan and loved all sports. Juilus had a passion for telling stories. Julius was known as " crazy papa" to all his grandchildren. Julius greatest passion was spending time with children and grandchildren.

He worked for Roll coater .

Surviving are Son, James E Hicks of Kingsford Heights, Indiana, Daughter, Melisa Byrd of Walkerton, Indiana, Daughter, Kathy(Don) Harrdon of Knox, Indiana, Daughter, Valory Hicks, North Carolina, 8 grandchildren 16 great-grandchildren, Brother, Kenneth(Shelia) Ferguson, Illinois, Sister, Dorothy(Dave) Decker of Hamlet, Indiana, Sister, Julie Shields of Kingsford Heights, Indiana, Son, Gary Bantz of Laporte, Indiana, Son, Ryan Chapman of Knox, Indiana, daughter, Carrie Bair of Laporte, Indiana, daughter, Malory Griffith of Laporte, Indiana, daughter, Natalie Griffith of Laporte, Indiana.

He was preceded in death by by parents Julius and Virginia Hicks, brother James Ferguson, son Matt Bair and great-grandson William Jones.

Friends will be received 11 AM till time of service, Monday, August 15, 2016 at the at the Braman & Son Memorial Chapel, Knox, Indiana.

Services will be held at Braman & Son Memorial Chapel, Monday, August 15, 2016 at 1 PM with the family officiating.

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Douglas Swason
   Posted Wed August 10, 2016
R.I.P. Slugger

Dave Jablonski
   Posted Sat August 13, 2016
I was extremely lucky to be neighbors with Julius for a number of years. I cannot express how great those times were! You could not ask for a better neighbor. You will be missed, I am so sorry we didn't keep in touch over the years. Till we meet again.

Go Cubs Go!

faye rogowki
   Posted Wed August 17, 2016
so sad! my deepest sympathy!

faye combs rogowski
   Posted Fri August 19, 2016
sympathy to his family. so sad!

Dave & Cati Ault
   Posted Tue September 13, 2016
So very sorry to hear of Julius' passing. Hadn't seen him in a long time but am sure he was still a fun loving guy to the end. Bless him.

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