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Donald F. Ricketts

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Date published: 8/23/2013

Donald F. Ricketts

Donald Franklin Ricketts, 76, of Stafford County died Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at Memorial Regional Medical Center in Mechanicsville.

Mr. Ricketts was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge 4123 and the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 1655. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service.

Survivors include three children, Connie Duke, Bonnie Lamson and Tracey Payne; two stepchildren, Robert and Dennis Sickmen; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sara Jean Ricketts.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A funeral will be held at noon Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at 2 p.m. at Quantico National Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4240 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060-9904.

Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.