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Willis Thornton "Hotshot" Ricks, Jr.

December 10, 1953 - June 28, 2020

Funeral Home Rose-Neath Mansfield

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A celebration of life service for Willis T. “Hotshot” Ricks Jr, 66, will be held on July 11, 2020 at Oakridge Park at the pavilion-316 Oak Ridge Road, Logansport, LA 71049 beginning at 11:30-1:00 for family and 1:00-3:00 for friends.

Willis was born on December 10, 1953 in Mansfield, Louisiana to Willis Thornton Sr. and Viletta Goins Ricks. He entered into eternal rest on June 28, 2020 at his residence.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Robin Ricks of Mansfield, LA; daughter, Brandy Crow of Los Angeles, CA; grandson, Cedric Jacob Crow of New Braunfels, TX; sisters, Norma Ricks of Mansfield, LA,  Rebecca White and husband Jonathan of Stafford, VA, and Vicki Ricks and husband Ted Lint of Grand Rapids, MI; nephew, John Jeffrey Linger of Mansfield, LA.

Preceding him in death are his parents, Willis T. Ricks, Sr. and Viletta Ricks and his maternal grandmother, Alice Goins.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.

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