Ralph Paul Ricketts
In memory of Ralph Paul Ricketts
April 9, 1943- May 27, 2017
Ralph Ricketts went to be with the lord on May 27, 2017 at Renown Hospital in Reno, Nevada. He died after a long battle with pneumonia. Ralph was born on April 9, 1943 at Dee Hospital in Ogden, Utah to Ralph Paul Ricketts and Dorothy (Brown) Ricketts. He moved to California with his mother when he was 16 and stayed in the Bay Area for many years. He met and married Kathleen McFarland in 1969. He worked as a Teamster Warehouseman for many years and he and Kathleen retired and moved to Sparks, Nevada in 2001. He liked the outdoors and loved boating, fishing, and camping. He loved being in Nevada with our beautiful mountains and lakes. He especially loved Pyramid Lake. His love, laughter, friendship, and undeniable charm will be missed by all. He is survived by his wife, Kathy Ricketts; his children, Tracy Sanders of Dexter, Oregon, Roger Ricketts of Portland, Oregon, and Cheryl Schneider of Sparks, Nevada and six grandchildren. A celebration of life was held on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the Ricketts’ home.