Mr. Tracy Alan Ricketson, 51, of Round O, entered into eternal rest Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Summerville Medical Center.
Tracy was born March 22, 1969 in Heidelberg, Germany while his father was serving in the Army. He was a pump mechanic for Charleston Water Works. He was a Christian man and attended Great Swamp Baptist Church and was a member of Etiwan Masonic Lodge No. 95 A.F. M. in Mount Pleasant. He was also a member of Oakman Hunt Club and Guess Hunt Club in Round O. Tracy was a great cook and loved to cook for his family and friends. He enjoyed playing the guitar and singing. He also loved hunting and fishing, often participating in fishing tournaments. He was also heavily involved with the Habitat for Humanity in Charleston.
He is survived by: his father, Charles Anthony Ricketson, Sr. and his wife Beth of Charleston; a son, Dustin Allen Ricketson (Megan) of Walterboro; grandson, Sebastian Ares Ricketson; brother, Charles Ricketson, Jr. (Ashley) of Jacksonboro; sister, Angela R. Lowery (Harold) of Round O; step-sister, Samantha Coon; several nieces and nephew; many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jessica Ricketson.
He is also survived by his longtime friend and companion, Tina Davis Barnes of Round O; her children who he loved as his own, Rocky Barnes Jr. (Ashley), Tiffany Barnes (Taylor), Mikayla Barnes (Michael) and Talon Barnes; and grandchildren, Sheldon, Braelyn, Cain, Payslee, and Rowan.
The family suggests that memorials be directed in memory of Tracy’s daughter to: Shriners Hospitals for Children - Greenville, www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org, 950 W Faris Rd, Greenville, SC 29605.
Funeral services will be held 1 o’clock, Saturday afternoon, February 13, 2021 at The Brice Herndon Funeral Home, Walterboro Chapel. The Reverend Dr. Zane Brown officiating. Interment will follow in Woodland Cemetery, Augusta Highway near Canadys.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 11:30 am until the hour of service at THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro, 843.538.5408. Visit the registry online at: www.briceherndonfuneralhome.com.
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