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HAMPTON - Titus Ricks, Sr, 87 of Sharon Court, Hampton, VA went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, January 6, 2014. He was born April 26, 1926 to the late James and Jennie Ricks of Castalia, North Carolina. Titus attended the elementary department of Booker T. Washington High School and was a 1951 graduate of St. Paul's College. He was a member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. He entered the United States Navy in 1945 during World War II and served in the Korean War from May 30, 1951 until October 19, 1952. He retired as a letter carrier for the United States Postal Office Department and was a Safety Patroller with Virginia Department of Transportation from April 1984 until his retirement in 2010. Titus leaves to cherish his memory his three children Titus Ricks, Jr., Edwina and Edwin Ricks; and a host of other relatives, family and friends who will truly miss him. A funeral service will be held 12 noon on Monday, January 13, 2014 at Second Baptist Church East End 3307 Chestnut Avenue in Newport News, VA. Cooke Brothers Funeral Home is in charge.
Published in Daily Press on Jan. 11, 2014
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