James Isaac Hendrick was born on September 29th 1970 to Shirley Hendrick and James L. Tripp Jr. in Boston, Massachusetts.
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James or “Boo” as he was known to family and close friends grew up in Roxbury, MA and was a gifted student athlete. He attended Mission High school where he was a standout basketball star. After graduation he attended Fitchburg State College.
He was a member of the Carpenters Union Local 67, during his career he would work on many major construction projects in and around the Boston area.
Boo was an avid sports fan, and incredibly talented artist. Well known for practical jokes and his wry sense of humor. He was in his element when he was holding court as he was a very witty and engaging storyteller.
His love for his family was immense, very evident throughout his daily life. He met and married his life partner Afua Hendricks. Together they shared a beautifully blended family.
James was predeceased by his father James L. Tripp Jr., His grandmother Lillie Luella Hendrick, and her dearest family friend Momma Lawson
He leaves to celebrate his memory His wife Afua, mother Shirley Hendrick-Talabi, Sister Yemi Talabi - Oates (Christopher), Brothers Anthony Saunders (Brenda), Bayo Talabi Daughter Takara Askew, Son Christian Scott Sr., Daughter Skyler Hendricks, Step Sons James Courts, Jabari Courts, and Jaleel Worrell. Grandsons Shaquan, Christian, and Granddaughter Camille Cousin Toya Abbatangelo as well as a host of family members and friends.
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