Memorial services were held for Jim Ricks, 68, lifelong Clinton resident, on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, in the Grace Living Center.
He died Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, at Kindred North Hospital in Oklahoma City.
James B. Ricks was born Feb. 13, 1948, to Fred Britten Ricks and Dorothy Mae Pollett in Clinton. He was raised in Clinton and graduated from Clinton High School. While in school, Ricks was active in the Red Tornado band.
Ricks lived in Clinton his entire life and worked in various places, including service stations and convenience stores, and also did other odd jobs as well. He loved working on classic cars.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and is survived by a sister, Sammy Flaming of Artesia, N.M.
The service was officiated by staff and residents of Grace Living Center. A private burial will be held at a later date.