Ronald W. Ricketts

Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home

In memoriam of Ronald W. Ricketts, 02/04/1944 - 04/18/2014

Ronald W. Ricketts, 70 of Watervliet passed away Friday, April 18 at his residence.
Services celebrating his life will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, April 22 at Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home in Coloma were visitation will also be on Tuesday from 12:00 noon up until the time of the service. Burial will be in Millburg Cemetery. Donations in memory of Ron may be given to the family. Those wishing to leave an online message of comfort for the family may do so by using the "Guestbook" link located on this page.
Ron was born February 4, 1944 in Midway, Arkansas to Leonard and Virgie (Shook) Ricketts. He retired in 1994 from Watervliet Paper Company after 30 years of service. He enjoyed fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, deer hunting with his best friend George, and traveling. He also loved to spend time with his wife, take walks in the woods, play pool, and play jokes on people.
Survivors include his wife Teresa whom he married October 15, 1994, one daughter Connie Ricketts of Stevensville, two step-daughters, Sandy (Lonnie) Morris and Linda (Lloyd) Taylor both of Coloma; two grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, five great grandchildren, five step-great grandchildren, three brothers, Leland (Linda) Ricketts of Bangor, James (Ruthann) Ricketts of Walhalla, MI, Bill (Cathy) Ricketts of Zeeland, MI, and a sister Judy (Wayne) Ricketts Woolum of Michigan City. Also surviving is his best friend George (Cheryl) Postelli, and very dear friends Barb & Louie Konopka, and Jan & Jerry Berkholz