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Mr. Charles Thomas RicksSeptember 9, 1943 ~ December 19, 2017 (age 74)
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Charles Thomas Ricks, age 74, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. Mr. Ricks was born in Jefferson, Georgia, a son to the late Jack and Emma Blackwell Ricks. Mr. Ricks graduated from Jefferson High School and earned an Associate of Science Degree from Gainesville College. Mr. Ricks was retired from Chateau Elan, where he worked as an Electrical Maintenance man and attended Northeast Church in Braselton. Mr. Ricks was also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, serving in Vietnam and later in the National Guard.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in law, Rebekah and Chuck Cook of Jefferson; sisters, Brenda Snelling and Reba Holmes both of Jefferson, brother, Billy Ricks of Athens; grandchildren, Kallon Cook, Mallory Cook and Mattox Cook.
The Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 11:30 AM in the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Georgia with Rev. Chuck Cook officiating. The family will receive friends 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 105 Westpark Drive, Suite C, Athens, GA 30606.
Evans Funeral Home Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.