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Carl Lee Ricketts

June 21, 1949 — December 2, 2023

Carl Lee Ricketts



Carl Lee Ricketts, age 74 of Kodak, TN formerly of Harrogate, TN passed away at his home in Kodak on Dec 1, 2023. Carl was a Christian saved by Gods wonderful Grace.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Eva Chumley Gallagher, his grandparents whom he called mommy and daddy, Lewis and Ruth Chumley and his Aunt Margaret Peters.

Carl leaves behind his wife of 21 years, Diane Manning Ricketts and his beloved son, Dr. Joshua W. Ricketts and his beloved brother, Mitchell Taylor.

Carl leaves behind a group of wonderful Christian cousins whom throughout his illness visited , called and never let him feel alone Fred Chumley, Dennis Chumley, Randy McKinney and Doc Treese, Chandelle Gibbs and Fred Porter.

Carl was a member of Gap Creek Baptist Church and when he was able enjoyed singing and worshiping there.  Carl was a wonderful Christian man who had a personal relationship with God. He was a loving son, husband, father and friend. All who knew him will never forget him and miss him always. The family will have a memorial service at Gap Creek Baptist Church in Harrogate on Saturday December 9, 2023 at 1:00pm.


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Memorial Service

Saturday, December 9, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gap Creek Baptist Church

200 Arthur Road, Harrogate, TN

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