Vincent Ricketts, 85, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.
He was born Aug. 21, 1928, in Jamaica, West Indies, and moved to Port Charlotte in 1991 from there.
Vincent was a wonderful man who enjoyed life to the fullest, and will be forever missed by all who loved and knew him.
Survivors include his wife, Cecile; his son, Levi Ricketts of Atlanta, Ga.; his daughter, Valerie Jarrett of Port Charlotte; a sister, Sloretta Ricketts-Smith of Jamaica; four brothers, Alexander Allen, Wilfred, Jonathan and Cleveland Ricketts, all of Jamaica; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, May 9, 2014, at Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel. Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Community Church of God, 3485 Jones St., Port Charlotte. Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Gardens in Port Charlotte. Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to sign the memory book and extend condolences to the family.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel.