NEWPORT NEWS - God has called his angel Ricky Latwan Platt 'Rick' home on Oct. 2, 2012 at 12:19 a.m.
He was born on Oct. 19, 1995, to Vikki Latoya Lance and Frederick McCoy Platt in Hampton, Va. He attended Hampton Public Schools. Ricky had lots of love for his siblings. Ricky was known to all for having a great sense of humor, loving his Hip-Hop music, and always having a beautiful smile.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Mildred Lance (Millie).
He leaves to cherish his precious memory, his mother, Vikki Latoya Lance of Hampton, Va.; his father, Frederick Platt (Denise) of Hampton, Va.; his paternal grandparents, Sylvia Cooke (Frank); grandfather, Freddy Rankins; his great-grandmother, Bessie Platt; his brothers, Malcolm Lance, Terrell Toliver, Amare Hicks, Keith Wise; his sisters, Fredrina Platt, Kenyani Lance, Amille Bailey, Ymoni Platt, Danasha Platt, Tiara Platt, and Reana Platt; aunts, Amber Lance, Selina Redcross, Chanda White, and Simone Simmons; uncles, Rodney Lance, Merlin Lance (Altovise), Tyron Harris (Jazmine); one niece, Jordyn Brown; and a host of relatives and friends.
A celebration of life service for Ricky will be noon Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at New Hope Baptist Church, 1415 Big Bethel Road, Hampton, Va., by the Rev. Dr. Christopher C. Carter Sr. Ricky will lie in state at New Hope two hours prior to service. Viewing will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. today, Oct. 10, 2012, at C.C. Carter Funeral Home, 3314 Roanoke Ave., Newport News, Va.
Services of dignity and respect are provided by the staff of C.C.Ca
rter Funeral Home. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.
Published by Daily Press from Oct. 10 to Oct. 11, 2012.