James Dwight “J.D.” Hicks ’39

James Dwight “J.D.” Hicks ’39 of Gastonia, N.C., died July 5, 2006. He was a member of Myers Memorial Methodist Church and was also the executive director for the Gaston County YMCA.

Survivors include his wife, Arzelia C. Hicks, sons, Todd Hicks and wife Ann of Mooresville, N.C., and Dwight Hicks and wife Leslie of Portland, Ore.; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Frances Todd Hicks, five brothers, and three sisters.