OBITUARY: Don Ricketts


William Donald Ricketts age 79 of the Norene Community, died Tuesday evening Oct. 12, 2021 at his home.

Born March 16, 1942, he was the son of the late William Lofton Ricketts and Erlene Edwards Ricketts.

Don was a 1960 graduate of Watertown High School and served in the Army with the 82nd Airborne Division. He was a retired line foreman with Middle Tennessee Electric.

Don is survived by his wife, Billie Dean “Dinky” Jacobs Ricketts; sons, Alan Ricketts and Chris Ricketts all of Norene; grandchildren, Allie Elizabeth Ricketts and Cale Elliott Ricketts.

At his request, Don has chosen cremation and a private interment will be held at Fairview Cemetery in Norene.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the 82nd Airborne Division Association, PO Box 87482, Fayetteville, NC 28304-7482.


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