Grable Lee Ricks, Jr.

Grable Lee Ricks, Jr.

Mr. Grable Lee Ricks, Jr., 82, of Daphne, AL, formerly of Andalusia, passed away Sunday December 23, at his residence surrounded by his family.

He was born in Dublin, GA on January 29, 1936 and moved his family to Andalusia in 1965 where he resided until 2012 when he moved to Daphne.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Fri., Dec. 28 at First Baptist Church of Andalusia with Brother William Worley, Brother Tim Trent, and Brother Gary Miller officiating the service. The visitation was held Friday from 12:30 – 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Carolyn McCook Ricks; along with his four children, Grable Lee Ricks III and his wife Annette of Beaumont, MS, Cindy Ricks McGuffin and husband Randy of Daphne, Terri Ricks Hudgens and her husband Terry of Opp, Susan Ricks Castillo and husband Gary of Andalusia; nine grandchildren, ten great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his father Grable Ricks Sr., mother Helen Finney Ricks, and brother C. Finney Ricks.

Pallbearers will be Jason Mooney, Tom McGuffin, Blake Turner, Chad Williams, Jordan Lesh, Clay Ricks, Chris Ricks and Tommy Barrantine.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to American Heart Association or a charity of your choice.

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