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 Garland Stephenson “Steve” Ricks

Garland Stephenson “Steve” Ricks

Birth
Conway, Northampton County, North Carolina, USA
Death 28 Jun 2013 (aged 80)
Roanoke Rapids, Halifax County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Conway, Northampton County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Area B:Plot 006:Position 7
Memorial ID 113059902 · View Source
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Roanoke Rapids ̶ Garland Stephenson "Steve" Ricks, 80, of Roanoke Rapids died Friday, June 28, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Steve, a native of Conway, was the son of the late Garland Lewis and Helen Sears Ricks. He was also preceded in death by his brother, William Sears Ricks.

Steve was a Veteran serving his country in the United States Navy.

He was retired from the Bibb Company as an accountant. He was a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Carolina School of Business. Steve was a longtime active member of First United Methodist Church. He was an avid Carolina fan that loved sports. He loved cooking, all kinds of music and was an accomplished self-taught painter.

Steve is survived by his wife of over 54 years, Jean Flythe Ricks; his daughters, Lisbeth A. Benjelloun and her husband, Mohamed, of Warrenton, VA., and Katherine R. Askew and her husband, Doug, of Roanoke Rapids; sons, Jon Ricks and his wife, Jane, of Roanoke Rapids, and Kevin Ricks of Tucson, Arizona; his sister, Mary Ann Bolton of Woodland; seven grandchildren, Stephen and Keith Ricks, Sarah L. Benjelloun, Heather A. Timberlake, Kelli Long, Zakary Askew and Zoe Askew; two great-grandchildren, Walker and Wilson Ricks; his niece, Rachel Little of Woodland, and nephews, Cener and Billy Bolton, both of Conway.

A funeral service will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Roanoke Rapids with Rev Cory Oliver officiating. Burial will follow in the Town of Conway cemetery.


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  • Created by: ricktech
  • Added: 29 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 113059902
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Garland Stephenson “Steve” Ricks (1 Dec 1932–28 Jun 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 113059902, citing Town of Conway Cemetery, Conway, Northampton County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by ricktech (contributor 47377051) .