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Mr. Eric Richelieu Ricks, Sr.

The Lord is my shepherd,
I shall not want.
Psalm 23: 2

The Ricks, Morris, Freeman, Lewis, and Accord families regret to announce the sudden homegoing of Eric Richelieu Ricks, Sr. This sad event occurred on Thursday, October 17th 2019 at his residence in the Hague, The Netherlands.

E. Richelieu Ricks Sr, a devout Christian is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Silvia Emma Accord-Ricks; Siblings: Valerie Morris, Angie Ricks, Thaddeus Ricks (Michelle), Alaric Ricks (Chloe) and Arthur Ricks; Sisters-in-law, Charlotte Marsh-Ricks & Vera McClain-Ricks; Children: Nixon Ricks (Lucy), Patricia Ricks (Adama), Eric Ricks (Eve), Roberta Ricks-Gardiner (Ceasar), Albert Du, Willie Morris, John Moore, Kolleh Binda, Sanyee Baryogar, Prince Brown; Grandchildren: Hassia, Seward, Eric, Ashley, Heidi, Destiny and Ethan; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of other family members, dear friends, church family, and many more who knew this kind and caring soul.

He was predeceased by his Parents, John Christopher Ricks, Sr. & Rachel A. Morris-Ricks; Siblings J. Christopher Ricks II, Mary Anne Ricks, Bertrand H. “Beulah” Ricks, S. Benedict Ricks and J. Nostelda Lewis.
Viewing of the body: Thursday, October 24th 2019 suite “Hofvijver” 07:00pm – 08:00 pm
Funeral Home Nieuw Eykenduynen, 2A Kamperfoeliestraat, 2563 KJ The Hague, Netherlands

Funeral Service: Friday, October 25th 12:30pm – 14:00pm
De Mirtekerk, 91 Vier Heemskinderenstraat, 2531 CA the Hague, Netherlands.

The family deeply appreciates all the love, prayers and support that has been shown.

For further information, please contact the following persons:
Roberta Ricks-Gardiner (856) 882-8851
Shirley Stewart-Allen (301) 442-0707
Madia Ricks (301) 792-8694
Alvin Harmon (252) 314-4303
Patricia Ricks 0044-7419 753487
Hassia Tahirou 0044 7851 365 930
Nixon Ricks (483) 345-7653
Eric Ricks (763) 269-0655