Thomas Ward Ricks

March 16, 1953August 31, 2018

It is with great sadness, the family of Thomas Ward Ricks (Tommy, Uncle T) of Brandywine, MD, announces his passing of cancer on August 31, 2018. Tommy was 65 years old.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh and Mary Ricks. He is survived by his family, Larry Ricks, Buttons King, Shirley Wells, Debbie Day (Steve), Christopher Ricks Burns, many beloved nieces and nephews and dear friends.

Tommy loved his animals, especially his cats, Lucy and Pickle.

He was an avid sports fan and lifelong fan of the Washington Redskins and Nationals.

Tommy enjoyed playing the lottery and getting scratch off tickets for everyone for Christmas.

A celebration of Tommy’s life will be set for a later date.

Donations can be made in Tommy’s name to the American Cancer Society or any organization that helps animals.

Condolences can be sent to


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