May 29 1922 August 23 2019
Clyde’s Obituary Funeral services for Mr. Clyde S. Ricketts will be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home, with Reverend Ben Jones and Reverend Joshua Whitaker officiating. Burial will be held at the Mississippi Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Newton. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements. Mr. Ricketts, 97, of Butler, Alabama and formerly of Lauderdale, Mississippi passed away on Friday, August 23, 2019 at Sumter Health and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Ricketts served his country in the Marines during World War II. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, he did not wait for his country to enlist him, he passionately enlisted himself; during his years of military service, he served in the South Pacific. Mr. Ricketts earned a Purple Heart. Upon returning home, Mr. Ricketts worked as a salesman until his retirement. He was a member of Gateway Church of Lauderdale. He is survived by his daughters, Sandy Ricketts Wilkinson (Bobby) and Patsy Ricketts Santerelli; grandchildren, Carla Gable (Mark) of Quitman, MS, Walton McKee (Rachel) of Lauderdale, MS, Shannon Santerelli of Nashville, TN, and Logan Santerelli of Nashville, TN; two great-granddaughters; and two great-grandsons. He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Mrs. June Ricketts. The family requests memorials be made to Gateway Church of Lauderdale or the charity of your choice. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at robertbarhamffh.com. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home from 10:30 a.m. until service time. Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Clyde S Ricketts May 29 1922 August 23 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Meridian, state: Mississippi