Lawrence James Hicks, 82, died March 21, 2010, at Sterling House, Vero Beach.
He was born in Flint, Mich. and lived in Fenton, Mich. and Vero Beach. He was a Coast Guard veteran.
He graduated from the University Of Michigan Law School and was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He worked for many law firms in Michigan including Beltz & Beam, Beancroft, John Nickoal, Randy Schmidlin and Salim.
He was a member of the Michigan Bar Association and a former Sea Oaks board.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Nanette Hicks; son, Michael James Hicks Jr. of East Lansing, Mich.; daughters, Kimberly and Lisa Hicks, both of Fenton, Mich; three grandchildren, one step-grandson, and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Charles Dominic Hicks.
Memorial contributions may be made to VNA Hospice of Indian River County, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960.
A memorial service will be in Michigan.
Arrangements are by Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home & Crematory, Vero Beach. An online guestbook may be signed at www.lowtherfuneralhome.com.