Ralph R. Ricketts
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Ralph R. Ricketts, age 94, of Evansville, passed away Friday, June 06, 2014 at the Pine Haven Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Mr. Rickettshad worked as a food broker for Kriekhaus O'Neil Food Brokers for over 20 years. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of VFW Post #1114. He had also been a member of the Ole Tyme Auto Club since 1974 and enjoyed buying and restoring Edsel automobiles. He also enjoyed deer hunting.
Surviving Ralph are two daughters, Betty Kaye (Joe) Goebel of Evansville and Peggy Lynn Harralson of Pensacola, FL; a son, Ralph W. (Mary) Ricketts of Evansville; two sisters, Edna Jacobs of Mt. Vernon and Helen Marie (Lester) Davis of Wooster, OH; eight grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
Mr. Ricketts was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth (Ehrhardt) Ricketts in 1990 and by his brother, Wesley Ricketts.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at Pierre Funeral Home, VFW Post #1114 Chaplain Tom Verkamp will officiate. Burial will follow in Zion Lippe United Church of Christ Cemetery.
Friends may visit with the family from 2:00 until 7:00 P.M. on Monday at Pierre Funeral Home.
The family would like to thank Pine Haven Health and Rehabilitation Center and Southern Care Hospice and their staffs for the compassionate care given to Ralph.
Memorial contributions may be made to Southern Care Hospice.
Condolences may be made online at www.pierrefuneralhome.com.
Pierre Funeral Home
2601 West Franklin Street
Evansville, IN 47712
Published in Courier Press on June 8, 2014