April 18, 2012
William Albert Ricketts, 79 of Urbana, passed away, Wednesday, April 18, 2012 in his home surrounded by his family.
He was born January 24, 1933 in Springfield, Ohio the son of Albert J. and Alberta (Ford) Ricketts.
William served his country in the United States Air Force and he retired from the United States Postal Service.
He is survived by his wife, Rosina Ricketts; his son, Rick (Debra) Ricketts; his daughters, Peggy (John) Hess and Sandra (Steve) Lambert; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; his brother, Robert Ricketts as well as several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in his death by his parents, a son, Bobby Ricketts and his sister, Midge Stephens.
Following William’s wishes, his body will be cremated and a private graveside service will be held at the families’ convenience.
Memorial contributions may be made to Springfield Regional Cancer Center, 148 W. North St., Springfield, Ohio 45504 or to the Community Mercy Hospice, 444 W. Harding Rd, Springfield, Ohio 45504.
Services are entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.