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327 West King Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Phone: 304-263-8896
Fax: 304-263-9248
Douglas Ricketts, Sr.

Douglas Ricketts, Sr.

Tuesday, March 28th, 1944 Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

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Obituary for Douglas Allen "Pappy" Ricketts, Sr.

Douglas “Pappy” Allen Ricketts, Sr.,75, of Bunker Hill, WV, passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at Winchester Medical Center.

Born March 28, 1944 in Winchester, VA, he was the son of the late Earl and Vada V. Davis Ricketts.

He was retired from Ricketts Construction Company.

Doug’s favorite things were spending time with his family and spending time in the mountains. His most favorite thing was spending time with his pride and joy, his great granddaughter, Braelynn. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and bluegrass music.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Nancy Lee Kerns Ricketts; one son, Douglas A. Ricketts, Jr. and wife Shirley of Bunker Hill; three granddaughters, Brittany Stanley and husband, JC, Mandy Kline and husband Travis, and Lindsey Dilley and husband David: one great-granddaughter, Braelynn; three brothers, Earl Ricketts, Jr. of Winchester, VA, Donald Ricketts of Pikeside, and George "Butch" Ricketts of Winchester, VA; one sister, Alice Nealis of Bunker Hill.: and his beloved dog, Ginger.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles, Manuel and Gene Ricketts; and three sisters, Frances Payne, Betty Payne, and Peggy Ritenour

Family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home South Berkeley Chapel in Inwood.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the Chapel with Pastor Paul Wolverton and Rev. Raymond Martin officiating.

Interment will be held in Bunker Hill Cemetery.

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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    South Berkeley Chapel of Brown Funeral Homes
    287 Arden Nollville Road
    INWOOD, WV
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    Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 | 11:00am
    South Berkeley Chapel of Brown Funeral Homes
    287 Arden Nollville Road
    INWOOD, WV
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    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
    11:00am
    Officiant
    Pastor Paul R. Wolverton
    Co-Celebrant
    Rev. Raymond Martin
  • Interment

    Bunker Hill Cemetery
    260 Runnymeade Rd. (CR 26)
    BUNKER HILL, WV
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Rob Grona

Nancy and family I'm truly sorry for your loss, my prayers to all of you all if you all need anything pls call us Rob G. Grona
Comment | Posted at 12:35am via Condolence
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Sarah Viands

Our sincere sympathy to Doug’s family.
Billy & Sarah Viands
Comment | Posted at 05:33pm via Condolence
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James Parkinson

Mrs Ricketts, Alan and family,
So sorry to hear of this loss. I can still see him at the hunting camp and obviously how happy he was to be there with the crew. Always enjoyed our visits. I know he will be missed there this fall and everywhere else. Please accept Sharon and my sympathies.
Jim Parkinson
Comment | Posted at 05:32pm via Condolence

Tina Clem

Nancy, We are so sorry for your loss. Gary and Tina
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With loving memories of Pap. We are so sorry for your loss. Love , Gary Tina Ricky Katie Michael Wesley and Hunter
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