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James Albert Hendricks

December 8, 1972 - September 18, 2022
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Arlington Church of God
539 South Arlington Street
Akron, Ohio 44306
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Saturday 10/1, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Arlington Church of God
539 South Arlington Street
Akron, Ohio 44306
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Saturday 10/1, 11:00 am
Condolences may be sent to 724 Aberdeen Street, Akron, Ohio 44310

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James A. Hendricks was born in Akron, Ohio on December 8, 1972. The youngest and only boy of five children, his life brightened their world. James passed away suddenly on September 18, 2022, into God’s loving arms due to a swimming accident while visiting a New Jersey Shore beach. James loved spending quality time withContinue Reading

Dr. Tweila-Rochelle Horn Cauthen left a message on October 26, 2022:
You all are my FAMILY! I remember when Jamie was in the womb. I am truly SORROWFUL for this occasion in this season of life. He lived well, honored The LORD, and loved his family...blood and extended. Miss Cora, Pinky and the ENTIRE Family (to include Mt Lebanon and those of us that are Northsiders for Life family members), I mourn with you and celebrate his life and legacy. Jamie...Rest in Paradise.
Melissa Stull left a message on October 21, 2022:
To Jamie's family and loved ones - Sending you love and light during this time of deep sadness. Jamie and I were high school friends, "orchestra buddies," and he was the light in the room, even as a teenager. He made everyone feel special, like they were the only people that mattered at that moment. He brought levity and joy to so many moments of our high school lives. I don't know how someone so young learns to do that - except from their family. You all did an amazing job with him, and I hope you can find some comfort in knowing that he was always a gift to those around him.
Kristen Lundbeck left a message on October 9, 2022:
I was one of the many people who James touched as a result of his work in Executive Leadership. His style was both approachable and aspirational at the same time. His impact will leave a lasting legacy. My deepest condolences to his family and friends.
Dan Riccio left a message on October 5, 2022:
Such sad sad news. I am stunned. James was a beautiful soul. You will be missed by so many. Thoughts and prayers to his family, friends and loved ones.
Vicki Nichole Lewis left a message on October 3, 2022:
I am going to truly miss my friendship formed with such an amazing person!! James’s way of immediately pausing everything around him to give attention to the needs of others requires much recognition in addition to his appreciation for LIFE AND LAUGHTER!!! Once left in awe when we would part until the next time, I am saddened by this unanticipated exit with an equal anticipation of meeting him in eternity with Christ! Love you forever buddy!
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Diane King Hall left a message on October 1, 2022:
James was a dear friend who helped launch my career in the news business for which I am deeply grateful. I join the family in mourning, but I take comfort in believing that he is in a better place. May James Rest In Peace.
Dan Owens left a message on October 1, 2022:
James was a wonderful man, and someone I was proud to know from our NBC days. He will be dearly missed. My heart and my prayers are with his family.
Yolanda Davis left a message on October 1, 2022:
May you rest in the arms of the Lord - Amen
Gaytra Stone Warmington left a message on October 1, 2022:
To my loving and beaitiful auntie Cora, just as kind and charitable you rearwd a son just like you. I am sorry for that he was here longer but he will always be in our heart and memory. Love you! Ypur niece Elaine.
Gaytra Stone Warmington left a message on October 1, 2022:
To my loving and beaitiful auntie Cora, just as kind and charitable you rearwd a son just like you. I am sorry for that he was here longer but he will always be in our heart and memory. Love you! Ypur niece Elaine.
Gaytra Stone Warmington left a message on October 1, 2022:
To my loving and beaitiful auntie Cora, just as kind and charitable you rearwd a son just like you. I am sorry for that he was here longer but he will always be in our heart and memory. Love you! Ypur niece Elaine.
Vickie Stone left a message on October 1, 2022:
As I said at the service, my prayers are with you. Be blessed 💜
Leah Delaney left a message on October 1, 2022:
In memory of James Albert Hendricks, Leah Delaney lit a candle
Robin left a message on October 1, 2022:
My deepest condolences to the family. James was a beacon of light to all he came in contact with. He was a beautiful soul. He will truly be missed!
Terrell Silver left a message on October 1, 2022:
I knew James from a men's ministry we both attended in NYC. I'll never forget his charisma, charm, kindness, smile & just being a cool dude. I'm gonna miss him dearly! May he rest in eternal peace 🕊️ 🙌 My heartfelt condolences to his family, colleagues, church family, & friends ❤️💔🙏🕊️🌹
Steven Santagato left a message on October 1, 2022:
In memory of James Albert Hendricks, Steven Santagato lit a candle
Dr. Celvia Stovall left a message on October 1, 2022:
Cousin, I will forever miss sharing laughter and your adventures to places I often told you I had trouble spelling or pronouncing. You gave a real meaning to, "Live and enjoy your life." You will be missed tremendously. Until we meet again....RIP
Deirdre Fisher-Kemp left a message on October 1, 2022:
My condolences to James’ family and friends. May God comfort you during this time.
Chase left a message on October 1, 2022:
In memory of James Albert Hendricks, Chase lit a candle
Kay XMorrow-Gregory left a message on October 1, 2022:
Our family is keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers. Reynaldo and I offer our deepest condolences. May God bless you all
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Ceola F Acklin left a message on October 1, 2022:
My prayers are with you and your family
Pat Martin left a message on September 30, 2022:
In memory of James Albert Hendricks, Pat Martin lit a candle
Pat Martin left a message on September 30, 2022:
Sending prayers of condolence and comfort to the family.
Stacie Watkins McCollum left a message on September 30, 2022:
James was an amazing individual with a beautiful heart and coveted ability to lead with compassion. Working with him at ESPN was an honor and a joy. He will be missed. My sincerest condolences to his dearest friends and family.. Our hearts are heavy with you.
Nikkol Harper left a message on September 30, 2022:
To the family of James, I am sorry for your loss. I am a classmate of James from Case. He was always so kind to me. I pray you all are comforted by the Lords presence and love. Rest in heaven James.
Nichie Jones left a message on September 30, 2022:
Until we meet again my brother
Francine Dozier left a message on September 30, 2022:
To James, I will miss you my friend! You're work is done here on earth but, your spirit will live on forever. I will never forget your kind and friendly energy. You will be missed!
Heath Rosenthal left a message on September 30, 2022:
James, you were an incredible person, and a true friend to me. Your heart, laughter, wit and kindness were unparalleled. I will miss you deeply and love you always. My deepest condolences to your family and friends.
Chris LaPlaca left a message on September 30, 2022:
James was deeply committed to the people of ESPN during his time with us. He was a bright light in any room he entered. I remember so many conversations about life, family, friends, and of course, the work we were there to do together. Any time you were lucky enough to hang with James, you always left feeling better. His optimism and energy were infectious. This still doesn't seem real. My sincere condolences to his family.
Jean Suzuki left a message on September 29, 2022:
James… I will remember you with a smile on your face and always a kind word to share. The NBCU crew runs deep —You are loved by many, sending love and prayers to your friends and family. ❤️ Rest easy, my friend.
Jean Suzuki left a message on September 29, 2022:
James… I will remember you with a smile on your face and always a kind word to share. The NBCU crew runs deep —You are loved by many, sending love and prayers to your friends and family. ❤️ Rest easy, my friend.
Jean Suzuki left a message on September 29, 2022:
James… I will remember you with a smile on your face and always a kind word to share. The NBCU crew runs deep —You are loved by many, sending love and prayers to your friends and family. ❤️ Rest easy, my friend.
Maureen Carter left a message on September 29, 2022:
James, you will forever be in my heart and my brother whom I will miss terribly. I will never forget your signature laugh and our NAMIC ELDP class time then and since.. We will continue to honor you and make you proud. Prayers for the family and for us all. God bless our angel.
Patalia Tate left a message on September 29, 2022:
My heartfelt thoughts and deepest condolences to the Henricks family. James was a wonderful person - with the brightest, most beautiful smile, a generous soul - a uniquely beautiful young man. With deepest sympathy and prayers.
Jillian Derscheid left a message on September 29, 2022:
I was so saddened to hear this news. James, you were such a bright light around the halls of ESPN, and so well regarded. You are loved and missed.
Janet Uthman left a message on September 29, 2022:
Deepest condolences to James’s family! My heart is broken! Your son/brother’s light shined so bright! I recognized he was truly a special from the moment I met him over 13 years ago! James was my little brother! No one else could bring me to tears with laughter! What I’ll miss most is his infectious Laugh!!! We were looking forward to celebrating his 50th birthday and now remain in shock from this devastating loss. We don’t know why God took him so young but are blessed that our paths crossed! I choose to remember the great times we spent with James! I’ll remember his smile and laugh for the rest of my life! Thank you for bringing such a bright light into the world! 💖
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Beatrice Cano left a message on September 29, 2022:
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vinnie dunleavy left a message on September 29, 2022:
Anyone who met you will miss you. You were the light in this world for many of us. Every time we laugh, smile and find the joy in life we will be doing it in your memory. Be well friend, talk to you in my prayers.
Jermaine Alvarado left a message on September 29, 2022:
My condolences to the family. As well as anyone that knew him. He will be missed.
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Afua left a message on September 28, 2022:
My deepest condolences to the Hendricks family. James was such a kind and caring neighbor. He will truly be missed.
Sabrina Terry left a message on September 28, 2022:
Jamie was a wonderful man! He was such a great Son and Brother. He was the Greatest Uncle ever. I will miss his smile and his laugh. God bless
Debbie & Alan Casanova left a message on September 28, 2022:
Our hearts are breaking for the Hendricks Family! James was a dear neighbor who always took time to talk to us. His smile was contagious, and we always came away smiling after speaking with him. RIP James - We miss you !!!
Elizabeth Roché left a message on September 28, 2022:
To James’ family: I pray for God’s continuous comfort and abundant love during this time. To James: Your laugh, generosity and vigor for life will always have an extreme impact on my life. Sleep well, friend. You are so dearly missed.
Beatrice Cano left a message on September 28, 2022:
I love you more than words can express. I know I'll see you in Heaven.
Andrea Lang left a message on September 28, 2022:
My deepest condolences go out to the Hendricks family. He will be missed by many. Rest in peace, James
Andrea Lang left a message on September 28, 2022:
My deepest condolences go out to the Hendricks family. He will be missed by many. Rest in peace, James
Andrea Lang left a message on September 28, 2022:
My deepest condolences go out to the Hendricks family. He will be missed by many. Rest in peace, James
Shamoria Henderson-Jackson left a message on September 28, 2022:
Thank you for being a friend Jamie. I know your family especially your mom are proud of the man they raised. The impact you leave on our lives comes with a smile. Thank you for being a Friend.
Erika Storrs left a message on September 28, 2022:
Rest well, brother. My life was better having you in it. You will be sorely missed. Sincere condolences to the family. 🧡
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Chris and Megan Vojticek left a message on September 28, 2022:
James-your light will shine forever. Thank you for all of the laughs and memories. You are dearly missed.
Nyessa Becton left a message on September 28, 2022:
With deepest sympathy my condolence goes out to the family . I almost fell to my knees when I heard the news. I was looking forward to seeing you in Aruba for your birthday. I had not seen you since high school.. Love Nyessa Becron "class of 1991 North High School" gone but never forgotten.🙏🏽💙
Nyessa Becton left a message on September 28, 2022:
With deepest sympathy my condolence goes out to the family . I almost fell to my knees when I heard the news. I was looking forward to seeing you in Aruba for your birthday. I had not seen you since high school.. Love Nyessa Becron "class of 1991 North High School" gone but never forgotten.🙏🏽💙
Sharon Johnson left a message on September 27, 2022:
My deepest sympathy to the family my prayers are with you all . My heart is broken My God be with you and give you strength to get through this Tragedy my God bless you Ms Hendricks and the girls ❤❤🙏🏽🙏🏽❤❤
Mary Kreitz left a message on September 27, 2022:
From the first day I met him back in the 7th grade, there was always something special about Jamie. He lived life to the fullest and lit up the room just by walking in. He will be missed. My condolences to his family.
Juliet Shreve (JONES) left a message on September 27, 2022:
You’re family has my condolences and prayers. Peaches
Lynne Vellucci left a message on September 27, 2022:
My prayers and deepest condolences go out to the Hendricks family at this time. RIP James
Aishia Mcgee left a message on September 27, 2022:
My heart goes out to his Mother and sisters .A Neighbor as children OUR freind for a lifetime you will be truly missed and forever loved💋REST WELL 🌟
medera sampson left a message on September 27, 2022:
I am so sorry for your loss Jamie was a very special person and he will be missed I will miss his smile
Deb Elam left a message on September 27, 2022:
To Jame’s family: I had the pleasure of working with James for many years at GE. I was always so very proud of him and I his career progressed. He was a friend to all and always willing to lend a hand. He was a real one !!! RIP my friend.
Kris Gagedeen left a message on September 27, 2022:
Miss you brother, your laugh and smile will never be forgotten. Rest easy
Kris Gagedeen left a message on September 27, 2022:
Miss you brother, your laugh and smile will never be forgotten. Rest easy
Kris Gagedeen left a message on September 27, 2022:
Miss you brother, your laugh and smile will never be forgotten. Rest easy
Andrea Davis left a message on September 27, 2022:
My deepest condolences to the family of Jamie. I hadn’t seen or talked to Jamie in many years then out of no where he’d message me to tell me happy birthday and he did that for the last 5 years. I’d always compliment Jamie on his beautiful smile and how I enjoyed all his vacation pictures. Jamie was an amazing smart and handsome young man that lived his life like it was golden . Jamie you’ll forever be missed. I love you friend 💙.
Amerish Gagedeen left a message on September 27, 2022:
My heart aches.... RIP my brother!!
Lynette Gagedeen left a message on September 27, 2022:
James, you continue to light the world even though you're gone. My sincere condolences to the family.
Robin Gagedeen left a message on September 27, 2022:
S.I.P. my dear brother, the memories that you left behind I will forever hold them near and dear.
Mandy Refvik left a message on September 27, 2022:
My friend you were our heart! We will miss you so much.
Silvano Paradela left a message on September 27, 2022:
Your still with us my friend. Your laughter and presence will always be with us.
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