Richard Thomas “Ricky” Roberts

May 24, 1955 - May 16, 2022
Richard Thomas “Ricky” Roberts

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Richard Thomas “Ricky” Thomas, age 66 of Wilmington, NC, sadly passed away on May 16, 2022 at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare of Wilmington.

Ricky was born on May 24, 1955 in Durham, NC to John Thomas and the late Bonnie Roberts.

Ricky retired after working over 30 years at Sullivan and Shein Dental, repairing dental equipment. He enjoyed time with friends and family. He also enjoyed riding dirt bikes and motorcycles, racing, hot rods, collecting Hot Wheels, constructing model cars, and doing car restorations. He also could be found enjoying live music events, socializing with people and animals alike, fishing, and attending parties and gatherings. He will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved him.

Ricky is survived by his son Michael Clinton “Clint” Roberts (Mysti James) and his daughter Krstyn Thorpe (Donnie), his granddaughter Taylar Thorpe, his father John Thomas Roberts of Creedmoor, NC, his brother John Clifton “Cliff” Roberts, 3 nieces, and 3 great nieces. In addition to his mother, Bonnie Roberts, Ricky is predeceased by his wife Jenni Mae Roberts.

There will be a Memorial Service for Ricky on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 4:00pm at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation – Wilmington Chapel.

Please leave memories and condolences for Ricky’s family by clicking the “Post a Condolence” tab below.

Services in care of Wilmington Funeral & Cremation – Wilmington Chapel – 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099.

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Saturday, May 21, 2022
4:00 PM

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Wilmington, NC 28403

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  • May 17, 2022
    Barbara Herman Hayes says:
    I am so sad to hear this. I loved Ricky like a brother as he was my sister Jennie's husband. Ron and I spent many fun times with him and Jennie...

  • May 18, 2022
    Angel says:
    Ricky was such a warm hearted person with a contagious laugh that could brighten anyone's day. With his positive energy and good-natured spirit, he created many great memories that will be treasured forever. Ricky will truly be missed. God bless, Angel

  • May 18, 2022
    Glen Currin says:
    I love you brother

  • May 18, 2022
    Glenda and Rickey says:
    Clint we are so sorry to hear of Rickys passing. Praying for you and your family

  • May 18, 2022
    Best across the street neighbor for 20 years , Rick loved me and I loved him . We will miss Rick dearly. He is with sweet Jenny know ... Love Captain Phil and Jenny