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RICKETT, George GEORGE T. RICKETT George T. Rickett of Roswell died May 22nd at the age of 99. He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Winnie Bagley Rickett, his parents, Sydney and Elizabeth Rickett, and four brothers. George was born October 26, 1912 in Brunswick, Georgia. He graduated from Lee High School in Jacksonville, FL and Georgia Tech in Atlanta. He was a World War II veteran serving in the Navy as a Lt. Commander aboard the USS Philadelphia. After the war he went to work with Chevrolet Motor Division of General Motors, retiring in 1974. He is survived by three children: David Rickett of Mississippi, Danny Rickett of Roswell and Sally Rickett of Atlanta, 2 grandchildren: David Rickett Jr. of California and John Rickett of Penn. A private graveside service for family will be held at 3:00 on Friday, May 25th, at Greenlawn Cemetery in Roswell with a reception following for friends and family at 4:00 at Mittie's Cafe, 62 N. Main Street, Alpharetta, GA 30009. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to: Canine Assistants, 3160 Francis Road, Milton, GA 30004, (800)771-7221, (770)664- 7178, canineassistants.org.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on May 24, 2012