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Stephen Ricks Sr.

Published 8:30pm Monday, December 3, 2012

Stephen Ricks Sr.

Stephen Ricks Sr.

November 30, 2012

Stephen Ricks Sr., 76 of Suffolk died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Sentara Nursing Center, Norfolk.

He was a native of Suffolk and the son of the late Leander Ricks and Annie V. Ricks. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria B. Ricks.

Mr. Ricks was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School and attended Norfolk State University. He was formerly employed at Norfolk Navy Shipyard and Newport News Shipyard. Mr. Ricks was a member of Macedonia AME Church.

He leaves to cherish his memory two daughters, Joyce Hill of Florida and Stephanie Robinson of Connecticut; one son, Stephen Ricks Jr. (Karen) of Suffolk; one brother, John Ricks of Washington, D.C.; nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A funeral will be held at noon, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at Macedonia AME Church, officiated by Bishop Clarence Russell. Interment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery.

Crocker Funeral Home, Inc. is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.

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