James “Brownie” Brownlow Hicks, 81, of Mocksville, NC, departed this world from Novant Forsyth Medical Center on February 5, 2022.
Brownie, as he was so lovingly known as, was born on September 25, 1940, in Wautaga County, NC. He was the son of the late Clinard Hicks and Beulah (Presnell) Hicks. In addition to his parents, Brownie was preceded in death by his two sons, Kenneth Ray Hicks and James Butch Hicks.
In life, Brownie attended schools in North Carolina. He worked as a supervisor at Crown Wood for over 20 years before retiring in 2003. Brownie married the love of his life, Sue (Wood) Hicks in 1963 in Davie County. Brownie was a was a great man, he loved spending time with his family, he was a fan of NASCAR, and he enjoyed working in the yard until he no longer was able.
Brownie leaves behind to cherish his memory; his wife, Sue Hicks of Mocksville, three children, Stacy Hicks, Scott Hicks (Tammy), and Tracy Hicks, all of Mocksville, three siblings, Haymon Hicks (Penny), Junior Hicks (Gracie), and Jean Hunt, all of Lexington, two grandchildren, Victoria Angell and special grandson, Josh Chunn, two great grandchildren, Alyana and Dylan, and two, four legged best friends, Bear and Tanner, who will all miss him very much.
A visitation for Brownie will be held on Wednesday, February 9, from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville. Following visitation, a funeral service will take place at 3:00 pm, also at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville. Pastor Greg McGwen will officiate the service. Brownie will be laid to rest in Davie Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Trellis Care in memory of Brownie.
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