James Henry Hucks, Sr. was born in Portsmouth, VA on November 13, 1938. He passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, August 29, 2019. James resided in Chicago, IL for many years, and met and married Mattie Thompson. James was predeceased by his first wife, Bessie Mae Hucks; mother: Catherine Hines; father-George Cherry; brother-Robert Hucks; and daughter-Avis Hucks.
Left to cherish his memories are 4 sons, James Austin ( Anna), James H. Hucks, Jr., and Alonzo Hucks, all of Portsmouth,
and Ramon Thompson of Minneapolis, MN; 3 daughters, Vivian Hucks and Shirley Hucks Askew of Portsmouth, VA, and Tamara Raynor (Jonathan) of Minneapolis, MN; 22 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-greatgrandchild; cousins-Edith Mae Byrd and Duawyn Terry of Chicago, IL, who he loved as a son; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.