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“Darilyn and the Ricketts Family- Kin and I are so sorry about Tommy. There are no words to say that will uplift your spirits now. Just know our...Read More »
1 of 89 | Posted by: Kin and Mandy Chandler - SC

“Darilyn, We just wanted to let you know how sorry we were to hear about Tommy. You and your children are in our prayers. Joey & Jill ”
2 of 89 | Posted by: Joey & Jill Hughes - OK

“Dear Darilyn & Ricketts Family, Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. I know Tommy will be greatly missed by family, friends and co...Read More »
3 of 89 | Posted by: Jim & Miriam White - McCormick, SC

“Our prayers are with you. Judy Oliver Baker and family ”
4 of 89 | Posted by: Judy Baker - Greer, SC

“Darilyn, Children and Family, I want to express my deepest sympathy in the passing of Tommy. It has been many years since I have been around your...Read More »
5 of 89 | Posted by: Dwayne Little - GA

“I Believe Tommy Was A Happy Man With A Loving Family. About 28 Years Ago I Remember Tommy Working Hard Building The House But Still Found So Many...Read More »
6 of 89 | Posted by: Johnnie & Sylvia & Holly Burton - NC

“Darilyn and family I'm so very sorry for the loss of Tommy. He was such a wonderful person and such a unselfish act of kindness. I wish I had been...Read More »
7 of 89 | Posted by: mary little - hilton head island, SC

“Dear Ricketts family, we have been praying for you all. growing up i was part of the family so this has really affected me. i pray that yall will...Read More »
8 of 89 | Posted by: Misty & Chris Davis - Abbeville, SC

“Dear Darilyn and Family, I am sorry for your loss. Please accept my deep and heartfelt sympathy to you and your family during this most difficult...Read More »
9 of 89 | Posted by: Karen Dickson Stern - Greenville, SC

“my thoughts and prayers are with you. helen speer ”
10 of 89 | Posted by: helen speer - abbeville, SC

“Darilyn I am so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and yours. ”
11 of 89 | Posted by: Rachael & Charlie - Abbeville, SC

“Ricketts Family, You are all in my prayers. Darrelyn, John was telling me a story of one time (a summer or two ago) he went to Terry's lake house and...Read More »
12 of 89 | Posted by: MJ Biggerstaff - SC

“Daralyn and family, We were so sorry to hear about Tommy. He was such a good neighbor to Aunt Edith ... especially when Uncle Eddie passed away and...Read More »
13 of 89 | Posted by: Betsy Dutton - Abbeville, SC

“We are thinkig of you and your family during the loss of your brother. You all have been and will continue to be in our prayers. Greg and Patsy ”
14 of 89 | Posted by: Greg Windham - Aynor, SC

“Darrell, I am very sorry to hear about your brother. Hope this note finds everyone doing ok. If you need anything please let me know. Remember my...Read More »
15 of 89 | Posted by: Pam Dyson - Aynor, SC

“THE RICKETTS FAMILY. Our deepest sympathy. You all are in our prayers. God bless and comfort each of you. ”
16 of 89 | Posted by: Buddy & Sylvia Crittendon - SC

“Ricketts Family, Please accept our condolences. Everyone who knew Tommy loved him especially that big smile. Mike & Jean Nicholson Byrd ”
17 of 89 | Posted by: Jean Nicholson Byrd - Greenwood, SC

“To the Ricketts Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I can remember Tommy always smiling. ”
18 of 89 | Posted by: Bob and Karen Nicholson Cobb and family - SC

“To the Ricketts family, We share your sorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God give you the strength you need in the days ahead. With...Read More »
19 of 89 | Posted by: Reese & Gail Smith - Abbeville, SC

“Darlene & children: Joe & I send our love & prayers to each one.Lean on each other and God's love & grace.Remember the good times for this will help...Read More »
20 of 89 | Posted by: Joe & Kathy Scoggins - Abbeville, SC

“Darilyn, Thad , Dustin, Jess, & family, Just wanted to let you know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Tommy,surely will be missed he was a good...Read More »
21 of 89 | Posted by: Steven & Jennifer Hughes - SC

“Dear Darilyn and Family, My sister, Sherry, just emailed me about your loss; I am so so sorry to learn of Tommy's passing. I have thought of you so...Read More »
22 of 89 | Posted by: Libby Jackson Goens - DeBary, FL

“Terry and Family - We are saddened by the death of your brother. Know that we are thinking of you and keeping you in our prayers. All your friends at...Read More »
23 of 89 | Posted by: Billy & Fredda Gilmer - SC

“Darilyn and family we are so saddened for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless You, Bonnyie and Ronnie Alexander ”
24 of 89 | Posted by: Bonnyie Hagood Alexander - SC

“"Earth has no sorrow that heaven can not heal..." ”
25 of 89 | Posted by: Kim Myers - Conway, SC

“Darilyn and kids, I can only let you know how sorry for your loss. There is never a time when we're ready to loose our loved one. May God hold you...Read More »
26 of 89 | Posted by: Frances Jean Tucker - Abbeville, SC

“Words don't come easy at a time like this but know that your family is in our prayers. Tommy was a very well-know,respectful, and loved person in our...Read More »
27 of 89 | Posted by: D & D Tree Service, Inc. - SC

“I have so many special and fond memories that I spend with you and Tommy. I remember Tommy's smile. I am thinking of you and your family. ”
28 of 89 | Posted by: Bonnie Grimes Gambrell - SC

“Mr. Ricketts, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I pray God will take you in his loving arms...Read More »
29 of 89 | Posted by: Terry Jordan - Aynor,, SC

“Dearest Ricketts family, I was saddened to hear of the loss of Tommy. I will always have fond memories of his life, his laugh and his smile. May God...Read More »
30 of 89 | Posted by: Debbie Dickson Hoard - SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. Carol and Al Chestnut ”
31 of 89 | Posted by: Carol Chestnut - Conway, SC

“My deepest condolences to you and your family. I pray God will comfort you in this time of need. ”
32 of 89 | Posted by: Cara Rezzai - Conway, SC

“So sorry to hear about Tommy, he was loved by all, and will be sorely missed. God bless you all. ”
33 of 89 | Posted by: David and Barbie Cann - Abbeville, SC

“Our deepest sympathy to all/ ”
34 of 89 | Posted by: Bud&Irene Alley - Seneca, SC

“Dearest Ricketts Family, As I sit here to send a special message I can see as many Tommy's smile. I know it is hard for you at this time but...Read More »
35 of 89 | Posted by: Ree Ree and Donnie Ashley - Iva, SC

“Darilyn, We were so sorry to hear about Tommy. We are praying for you and your family during this very difficult time. Love, Amy...Read More »
36 of 89 | Posted by: Carrie Crittendon Koerber - SC

“Dear Darilyn, I pray for you and your children and whole family. I rememeber Tommy always with a smile on his face. Please let me know if I can do...Read More »
37 of 89 | Posted by: Jenny O'Quinn - Due West, SC

“To The Ricketts Family, Our family shares in your grief at this time and will continue to remember your family in our thoughts and prayers. Roger,...Read More »
38 of 89 | Posted by: Roger, Kim, Laine, Kylee & A.J Jordan - SC

“Dear Darilyn and family, We are so sorry for your loss. We pray that God will comfort you during this time and hold you close in His arms. Our...Read More »
39 of 89 | Posted by: Robbie Brown - Abbeville, SC

“Darilyn and family: My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Although I hadn't seen Tommy in quite some time, I can honestly say that...Read More »
40 of 89 | Posted by: Julie Sayer Young - Kennesaw, GA

“Our thoughts and prayers will continue to be with your family. Jennifer, Paul, Elena and Sarah Dusenbury ”
41 of 89 | Posted by: Jennifer - Aynor, SC

“DEAR DARILYN AND FAMILY, I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. YOU ARE ALL IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS. LOVE, HARBY AND SANDY ”
42 of 89 | Posted by: HARBY GUY WILLIAMS - ABBEVILLE, SC

“May God hold you in the palm of his hand at this time. ”
43 of 89 | Posted by: Katherine Smith - Marion, SC

“Darlyn and Family, Our deepest sympathy goes out to each of you. We will continue to keep each of you in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Mitch and...Read More »
44 of 89 | Posted by: Stephanie Ware - Due West, SC

“We feel blessed to have known Tommy.Know that each and everyone of you are in our thoughts and prayers.God bless you all ”
45 of 89 | Posted by: Scott,Gina,and Justice Webb - SC

“Darilyn & Family, The dark clouds will fade away and the blue skies will return may you feel the warmth of the sun on your face and a gentle breeze...Read More »
46 of 89 | Posted by: Allen & Patsy Bowie - Abbeville, SC

“Darilyn & Family My heart goes out to you in this time of loss. Tommy was a wonderful man and will be missed. You are in our prayers. ”
47 of 89 | Posted by: Brandy Bowie Fleming - WI

“Darilyn and children: There are no words to say how sorry we are about Tommy. He was a good friend. He was so generous to us from his vegetable...Read More »
48 of 89 | Posted by: Cecil & Nancy Ashley - Abbeville, SC

“dear ricketts family, ya'll are in our thoughts and prayers. tommy was such a sweet person. he will be greatly missed. ”
49 of 89 | Posted by: jan and sara grimes - abbeville, SC

“Darilyn, You and the children are in our thoughts and prayers. Tommy was one of a kind and had a smile and laugh that no one could forget. He will...Read More »
50 of 89 | Posted by: George and Jean Dunn - Abbeville, SC

“Tommy Ricketts was always a hard working man, a faithful husband, and a wonderful father not only to his children but to many others in his life....Read More »
51 of 89 | Posted by: John, Amanda & Dana Burton - SC

“You are in our thoughts and prayers. He was a wonderful friend and person. ”
52 of 89 | Posted by: Janna & Andy Davis - Abbeville, SC

“DARILYN, BARBARA & FAMILY, WE ARE SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. WE WILL KEEP YOU ALL IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS. ”
53 of 89 | Posted by: Nancy W. & Don Reece - Abbeville, SC

“Dear Darilyn & family, We are so sorry for your loss. Words cannot express how much we feel for your family during this time. Please know that you...Read More »
54 of 89 | Posted by: Melanie Fisher - Donalds, SC

“Dear Ricketts Family, My thoughts and prays go out to you.I am so sorry for your loss may GOD hold each and everyone of you close. Love,Jason Donna...Read More »
55 of 89 | Posted by: Donna Coffing - Keller, TX

“My heart goes out to you all, as well as my prayers. I don't know a soul who does not think the world of Tommy and your entire family. I am so very...Read More »
56 of 89 | Posted by: Jeanie Wilson Overholt - SC

“Lisa and Darrell, David and I extend our heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. We pray that you may be comforted by God's presence. Please...Read More »
57 of 89 | Posted by: Pebbles Calhoun - aynor, SC

“Darilyn & Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of loss. Time will heal your pain. We will keep you in our prayers. ”
58 of 89 | Posted by: Melinda & Del Fellows - Abbeville, SC

“Darlyn & Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. May God bless you and comfort you in his hands. If you need...Read More »
59 of 89 | Posted by: Andy, Ann & Katie Pressley - SC

“Darilyn, you and your whole family are ever in our thoughts and prayers. We love you so much. May God bless you and comfort you during this difficult...Read More »
60 of 89 | Posted by: Donna, Heath, & Cody Uldrick - SC

“Darlyn and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. ”
61 of 89 | Posted by: Tina M. Pruitt - Abbeville, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Chad and Laura Sarvis ”
62 of 89 | Posted by: Chad and Laura Sarvis - Aynor, SC

“May you and your family find comfort knowing that God has another angel on his team. May God calm you and your family during this difficult time in...Read More »
63 of 89 | Posted by: Sherry Flowers - Aynor, SC

“I am certainly sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with you all. ”
64 of 89 | Posted by: Michelle Rabon - Aynor, SC

“Darrell, Lisa and all your family, We pray that you will receive comfort from the love of our Father and His Son Jesus through the Holy Spirit. If we...Read More »
65 of 89 | Posted by: Stan&Jackie Woodle - Aynor, SC

“Our hearts burdened for you during this difficult time. May God's Love and Comfort be with you all! ”
66 of 89 | Posted by: Aaron & Terri Johnson - Aynor, SC

“Darrell, Lisa, and family, I am very sorry to hear about your loss. You are in my prayers. ”
67 of 89 | Posted by: Tamria Strickland - Aynor, SC

“Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you through this difficult time. Love, Wanda & Amanda ”
68 of 89 | Posted by: Wanda Elliott - Abbeville, SC

“Our deepest sympathies. The employees of CEE-US. ”
69 of 89 | Posted by: CEE-US - West Columbia, SC

“Lisa & Darrell, Please know that I am praying for you and your family. Let me know if there is anything at all that I can do for you. Tracey Rabon...Read More »
70 of 89 | Posted by: Teresa Hartley - Aynor, SC

“Dear Ricketts Family This has hit Abbeville like a ton of bricks. My heart aches for each and everyone of you.I will wait for that day when we...Read More »
71 of 89 | Posted by: Jennette Gordon - Abbeville, SC

“You are all in our thoughts and prayers. May the Lord wrap his sweet arms around all of you. Steve,Rene'Chuck & Ethan Ellis ”
72 of 89 | Posted by: Rene' Ellis - Abbeville, SC

“Dear Ricketts Family, We were sorry to hear about Tommy's passing, and hope that you are comforted by our Lord and by family members in this...Read More »
73 of 89 | Posted by: Clifton & Angela Roberts - Aynor, SC

“Darilyn, Words cannot express my sympathy for you and your family. So many fond and fun memories keep coming back to me from years ago. Tommy was...Read More »
74 of 89 | Posted by: Nadine C Bowles - Tallassee, AL

“Darlyn and Family, Please know we are thinking of you. Be strong and find faith in God to hold onto in these difficult times. He would want each of...Read More »
75 of 89 | Posted by: Montee,Spencer& Brit Gary - SC

“Dear Darilyn, i am so sorry. i hope you know i would do anything for you. your family are in my prayers. ”
76 of 89 | Posted by: Kim, Bob, Kolbie & Jordan - SC

“To All The Ricketts Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
77 of 89 | Posted by: Dixie Jordan - Aynor, SC

“To all the family of Tommy. I am a friend of Maye, Faye and Wanda and was so sorry to hear of his death. May God continue to bless each of you during...Read More »
78 of 89 | Posted by: Barbara H. Shirley - SC

“We were saddened to hear of Tommy's passing. We always thought so much of him - he was such a good person. Please know that our thoughts and...Read More »
79 of 89 | Posted by: Judy and Ted Bourne - Donalds, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
80 of 89 | Posted by: Susan Gilliam Gladden and family - SC

“We are so sorry to hear about Tommy. He was one that I always remember smiling. Hold on to your memories. May God comfort you at this difficult time....Read More »
81 of 89 | Posted by: Kenny & Danette New - Hartsville, SC

“Arvin and I were so sad to learn of Tommy's death. We had so much fun in school and Arvin remembers when Tommy lived near them years ago and they...Read More »
82 of 89 | Posted by: Arvin and Gail Gambrell - SC

“Darlyn and all the Ricketts family,we are thinking about you during this very difficult time. Tommy was well thought of and will be missed. We will...Read More »
83 of 89 | Posted by: Ronny and Diane Culbreth - SC

“Barbara, Junior & Family, We are so sorry about Tommy and know he will be missed so much. The Chandler Family will always be here for you Barbara,...Read More »
84 of 89 | Posted by: Anne Chandler~Bowen - Abbeville, SC

“Darlyn, Thad, Dustan, & Jessica; My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family durning this very diffulct time of loss. Tommy will greatly be...Read More »
85 of 89 | Posted by: Linda Rosser Tiller - Abbeville, SC

“Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless, Tina ”
86 of 89 | Posted by: Tina Rosser - Abbeville, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We care about you and share in your sadness. ”
87 of 89 | Posted by: Julie and Jimmy Williams - SC

“Darlyn and family, Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Johnny & Belinda Bowie ”
88 of 89 | Posted by: Belinda Bowie - Abbeville, SC

“You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time that you are going through just know that the Lord is with you as well.He will...Read More »
89 of 89 | Posted by: Steve Sutherland - Abbeville, SC


Thomas A. "Tommy" Ricketts, 54, of Abbeville, husband of Darilyn King Ricketts, died Monday, May 18, 2009 at Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood. He was born in Abbeville County to William Clarence Ricketts and Barbara Ware Ricketts.
Tommy was a member of Lebanon Presbyterian Church and a devoted employee of Little River Electric Cooperative in Abbeville. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his wife and children. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and friend to all that knew him.
Tommy is survived by his wife of 34 years of the home; two sons, Thad Ricketts and his wife April, and Dustan Ricketts all of Abbeville; a daughter, Jessica Ricketts of Abbeville; his parents of Abbeville; two brothers, Darrell Ricketts of Aynor, SC and Terry Ricketts of Abbeville; a step-grandson, Blake Tumblin; and a host of extended family and friends.
The family will receive friends from 3:00PM to 4:30PM on Thursday, May 21, 2009 at Harris Funeral Home. A Celebration of Tommy's life will begin at 5:00PM outside the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Robbie Burton and Rev. Arnold Johnson officiating. The employees of Little River Electric will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Memorial contributions, in memory of Tommy, may be sent to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605 or to the charity of one's choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.harrisfuneral.com
HARRIS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES is assisting the Ricketts family.

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