Thomas Allen Rickerson Sr.
Fri, 2014-04-04 05:00 News Staff
Thomas Allen Rickerson Sr. passed away on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the age of 82. Beloved husband of Maria Garcia Rickerson for 64 wonderful years. Loving father of Thomas Rickerson, Jr. (Karen), Jeffrey Rickerson (Marlene) and Julian Rickerson (Beth). Brother of Louise Rickerson Heaton, Linda Rickerson Allen and the late Raymond, Otis, Julian and Vernon Rickerson. Proud grandfather of six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Thomas was a proud US Navy Veteran and served as a Bosun Mate aboard the USS Bristol DD-857. He was later employed as a crane operator with Kaiser Aluminum, Chalmette, LA where he retired after many years of service. Thomas was a past Master Dante – Lodge No. 174, past District Deputy Grand Master – 16th District F and A.M. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Friday, April 4, 2014 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. A funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. Interment with military honors will follow in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. To view and sign the Family guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com