Walter E. Ricks
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AGE: 86 • Plainfield
Walter E. Ricks, 86, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012 in JFK Medical Center, Edison. Born in Decatur, IL, he lived in Kearny before moving to Plainfield over 35 years ago. He was formerly employed with UPS in Newark and T. Dorman & Son in Edison retiring after 23 years. Walter was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Plainfield and served in the U. S. Army during World War II.
Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Myrna Ricks; a son, Rev. Ivan J. Jackson (Minnie); a grandson, Rev. Dr. James Jackson (Lisa); a great granddaughter, Julaya Lei Bridgette; a great grandson, Ezra Daniel Jackson; 4 sisters-in-law, Maureen, Marcia and Minerva Moulton and Marva White; 2 brothers-in-law, Albert and Rev. Manley Moulton (Catherine).
Funeral Sat. 10am in Calvary Baptist Church, 324 Monroe Ave., Plainfield preceded by viewing at 9am. Interment, Hillside Cemetery, Scotch Plains. Arrangements by Brown's Funeral Home. www.brownsfuneralhome.net
Published in Courier News on Dec. 28, 2012