HICKS, Elija Maxie, Jr.
Elija Maxie Hicks, Jr., age 93, of Marietta, GA passed away on Wednesday, December 25, 2013. Memorial Services will be held at 4pm on Saturday, January 4, 2014 in the Lawrence Chapel at St. James Episcopal Church with Father Roger Allen officiating. Born in South Carolina, Dr. Hicks graduated from Furman and Princeton Universities. He retired from Dupont as Director of International Development and Operations after 30 years of employment. He also enjoyed participating with the Armed Services YMCA and the Rotary Club of Sarasota, FL. He served as the Furman University Class Agent, and enjoyed playing golf. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Joi. Survivors include: Daughter, Joanne Hicks Robblee, Marietta, GA; Son, Elija John Hicks, Waynesboro, VA; 6 Grandchildren and 11 Great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wonderful Days Preschool at St. James Episcopal Church. Online guestbook @