Originally created 02/11/99

Mr. Gilbert Ricketts



Mr. Gilbert Loyd Ricketts, 71, of Martinez, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 1999, at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Prewitt Funeral Home, New Castle, Ky., with Roy Leon Ricketts officiating. Burial will be in Port Royal Cemetery, Port Royal, Ky.

Mr. Ricketts, a native of Henry County, Ky., was a former resident of Louisville, Ky. He was an Army veteran of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, and had retired as a technical instructor. He was a member of the American Legion, Augusta, and Turners Station Baptist Church, Turners Station, Ky.

Survivors include his wife, Martha R. Ricketts; a son, Kevin Lynn Ricketts, Augusta; and a brother, Roy Leon Ricketts, Louisville.

Pallbearers will be members of a military honor guard.

Memorials may be made to Turners Station Baptist Church.

The family will receive friends at 5 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.