February 8, 2006 - April 20, 2015
Johnathon “Tate” Ricks, age 9 of Palatka, Florida passed away Monday, April 20, 2015. He was born and raised in Palatka and was a 3rd grade student at Kelley Smith Elementary School. Tate loved being outdoors, mud trucks, Nascar (an Austin Dillon #3 fan), riding his dirt bike and especially loved fishing. He attended Calvary Baptist Church and will always be remembered for his big smile. Survivors include his mother, Amanda Moffitt and her companion, Frank Fracassee; sister, Emma Jo Ricks; grandmother, Suzette “Nana” Guess and her companion, Ricky “Fishing Buddy” Gurthie all of Palatka, Florida; great-grandfather, Danny Cole of Leesburg, Alabama formerly of Rockmart, Georgia; great-grandmother, Linda Sprayberry of Rockmart, Georgia; uncle, Josh Morin of Palatka; numerous other aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services for Tate will be held on Thursday, April 23rd at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel of the Johnson-Overtuft Funeral Home of Palatka, Florida with Brother Mike Stanley officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home in Palatka prior to the service from 5:00 p.m. until the funeral hour. The family will then receive friends at Freeman Harris Funeral Home on Saturday, April 25th between the hours of 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. Interment graveside services will follow in the family lot of the New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery of Rockmart with Rev. Joey Davidson officiating. Johnson-Overtuft Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of the funeral service for Johnathon “Tate” Ricks. Freeman Harris Funeral Home is assisting the family will local arrangements.
Johnathon “Tate” Ricks, age 9 of Palatka, Florida passed away Monday, April 20, 2015. He was born and raised in Palatka and was a 3rd grade student at Kelley Smith Elementary School. Tate loved being outdoors, mud trucks, Nascar... View Obituary & Service Information
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