TAMPA, Fla. – James Frederick “Jim” Hanks died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 in Tampa, Fla. from a massive heart attack while at work.
Jim was born Nov. 2, 1954 in Dublin. He graduated from Dublin High School in 1973 and attended Wingate College.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Frances Hanks. He is survived by his step-mother, Sara Harris Hanks; son, Bronson, and wife, Pam, and their children, Elise and Samantha; and daughter, Amanda and husband, Kevin Ricketts, and their children, Andrew, Arianna, Kayla and Kasey Carter.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. from Dublin Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Jeanette Tagg officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Dublin Presbyterian Church (Back Pack Ministry), P.O. Box 2027, Dublin, VA 24084.