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James Franklin Lacks

James Franklin Lacks, 60, of 11830 Craftons Gate Highway in Drakes Branch died Sunday, April 22, 2012, at his home.

Born Nov. 24, 1951 in Charlotte County, he was the son of Alice Rickman Wilmoth and the late Frank Lacks and was married to Wanda Conner Lacks of Drakes Branch.

He was a maintenance worker for Charlotte County School System and was a member of Wylliesburg Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his mother, Alice Rickman Wilmoth and husband Abraham of Saxe; a daughter, Jodi Lynn Ojeda and husband William of Florida; six sisters, Edith Lacks of Randolph, Kay Day of Virginia Beach, Susan East and husband Kent of Clover, Tammy Lacks of Keysville, Callie Day and husband Kevin of Barnesville and Betty Wilmoth of Saxe; one brother, Samuel Wilmoth and wife Stephanie of Drakes Branch; three grandchildren, Dylan Stolzenthaler, Madison Ojeda and Makenzie Ojeda.

He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Lacks.

A funeral for James Franklin Lacks will be held Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Wylliesburg Baptist Church with the Rev. Tommy Bryant officiating.

Interment will follow at Providence Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at Brooks Funeral Home from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and at other times at the home.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 875, South Boston, VA 24592, Wylliesburg Baptist Church, P.O. Box 81, Wylliesburg, VA 23976, Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Ave., South Boston VA 24592 or The Barksdale Foundation, P. O. Box 1, Phenix, VA 23959.

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