George W. Ricks

George W. Ricks

George W. Ricks, 79, of Dermott, passed away on January 25, 2016 in Dermott.

He was employed at Burlington Industries for 27 years and worked for Georgia Pacific. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening.

Mr. Ricks was born on August 30, 1936 in Wilmot and was the son of the late William and Hazel Jordan Ricks.

Survivors include his wife, Mattie Knight Ricks of Dermott;; sons, Harold Ricks and his wife, Tommye of Clarksville, Tennessee and David Ricks of Benton; daughter, Tammy Peacock and her husband, Wayne of Monticello; brother, Hubert Ricks of Banks; sister, Hettie Clark of Hamburg; and six grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.

Visitation is January 29 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee. Funeral services will be held January 30 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Gary Carter officiating. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery in Monticello.