Ryan Demetrius Ricks

May 12, 1982 ~ February 19, 2022 (age 39)

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Mr. Ricks transitioned from his earthly home to his heavenly home on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at North Alabama Medical Center in Florence, Alabama. We are asking that you please keep the Ricks Family in your prayers.

Ryan Demetrius Ricks born May 12, 1982, at Helen Keller Hospital, Sheffield, Alabama, to the parents of Thomas and Shirley Ricks.

Ryan accepted hope in Christ at a very early age under the pastorium of Rev. Clifford Mayes at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, Sheffield, Alabama.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents; Malachi and Gurnice Welch, paternal grandparents, Article and Annie Laura Ricks, uncles - Charles Ricks, Odell Madden and Ollis Craig Welch, and cousins, Carla Ricks and Karl Ricks.

He leaves to cherish his memories, a son, Quantavius Ricks; parents, Thomas and Shirley Ricks; sister, Sherre' Ricks; two nephews, Jevon Lewis and Lamarion Thompson, two nieces, Robynn and Haley Meade, fiánce, Pamela Cannon and six God children; Six aunts: Carolyn Powers, Dorothy Howell, Brenda Farmer, Claudia Madden, Gloria True and Dianne Welch, five uncles: James Farmer, Jerry Ricks, Ronald True, Larry Welch and Patrick Howell. A host of relatives and friends and a very close friend/brother, Lanier Cheatom.


Compassionate and Proficient Preparation By:

Trinity Memorial Funeral Home-Muscle Shoals, Alabama

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 Service Program


Public Viewing
February 25, 2022

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Trinity Memorial Funeral Home
3935 East 2nd St.
Muscle Shoals, Alabama 35661

Funeral Service
February 26, 2022

11:00 AM
Trinity Memorial Funeral Home
3935 East 2nd St.
Muscle Shoals, Alabama 35661

Interment following funeral service
February 26, 2022

Oakwood Cemetery
Hatch Blvd
Sheffield, AL 35660

Family Address

Ryan Ricks Family Address
309 East 18th Street
Sheffield, AL 35660

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