January 14 1939 December 26 2019
Obituary Julius Myricks, Jr. was born on January 14, 1939 and was called to glory on December 26, 2019 after a battle with a long illness. His devotion to his family and his belief in God supported him in his struggle and ultimately gave him peace. Julius was one of eight children, born to the late Julius Myricks, Sr. and Esther Myricks, in Massillon, Ohio. Julius Jr. graduated from Washington High School. He was blessed with a large and loving family and raised five children and a nephew Nathaniel Myricks with patience, discipline, and humility. He was a faithful and dedicated member of the St. James A.M.E. Zion Church. He was an avid supporter of the Men’s Chorus. He was employed at the Superior Meat Packing and Washington High School until he retired. He united in, holy matrimony to Laura Scott and they shared 40 years of wedding bless. Julius was a member of the Elign’s, The Golden Teardrops, The Tailor-Made Classics Group, and Bobby and the Bengals. He enjoyed bowling, singing and listening to music. He also loved traveling with his wife and especially going on cruises. He is preceded in death by his parents Julius Myricks Sr. and Esther Myricks, son: Christopher Eric Myricks, brother: Ronald Lee Myricks. Julius lived a life that cannot die but will live on in the hearts and minds of all who knew and loved him. Julius leaves to cherish his memories a loving and devoted wife, Laura Scott Myricks, brother Alphonso (Ruth) Myricks, Jerome Myricks, sisters: Beatrice (Anthony) Mitchell, Juanita Miller, Montez Myricks, Janice Myricks, children: Deborah Kay Staples (Collin), Julius Todd Myricks, Deeneen Renee Jelks, Mia Michelle Craig, and three children that came with his heart, Linda Scott, Cheryl Houser, and Laura Scott; 17 grandchildren, a host of great and great-great grandchildren, host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and relatives and friends. The family will receive friends from 10am to 11am on Thursday, January 2nd at St. James AME Zion Church in Massillon. A Going Home Celebration will follow at 11 a.m. at the church and final resting place will be Sunset Hills Memory Gardens. To send flowers to the family of Julius Myricks, Jr., please visit Tribute Store. Events Jan2 Visitation Thursday, January 02, 2020 10:00AM – 11:00AM St. James AME Zion 209 2nd Street SW Massillon, OH 44646 Get directions View MapTextEmail Order flowers for Julius’s Visitation. Guaranteed delivery before Julius’s Visitation begins. Jan2 Service Thursday, January 02, 2020 11:00AM St. James AME Zion 209 2nd Street SW Massillon, OH 44646 Get directions View MapTextEmail Order flowers for Julius’s Service. Guaranteed delivery before Julius’s Service begins. Jan2 Cemetery Thursday, January 02, 2020 1:00PM Sunset Hills Memory Garden Frank RD Canton, OH 44718 Get directions View MapTextEmail Order flowers for Julius’s Cemetery. Guaranteed delivery before Julius’s Cemetery begins.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Julius Myricks Jr January 14 1939 December 26 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Bolivar, state: Ohio