Southern Funeral Home Winnfield


Kirt Roy Ricks, III

( August 23, 1994 - September 07, 2018 )

Kirt Roy Ricks III, age 24, of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away, on Friday, September 7, 2018 as the result of an accident in the line of duty. 

Officer Ricks was a member of the First Baptist Church of Winnfield, Louisiana and was a recent graduate of Lafourche Police Academy.  He was Assistant Chief of Police of the Montgomery Police Department.  He enjoyed golfing but had a real passion for helping others and serving his community through law enforcement.  He was  jovial with everyone he met and will be remembered for his constant smile and dedication to those he served. 

He is preceded in death by his father Kirt Roy Ricks Jr. as well as his paternal grandmother Dee Ann Emmons Ricks.  

Kirt leaves to cherish his memory a precious Daughter Stormi Rae Ricks, Mother Elizabeth Ricks Hoffman(Joseph), of Winnfield, Sisters Hannah Ricks Steele(James) of Calvin, La. and Sarah Marie Hoffman of Winnfield, La., Brother Jeremiah Daniel Ricks of Winnfield, La., paternal grandfather Kirt Roy Ricks Sr. (Sally), of San Antonio, Tx., maternal grandparents Marvin Lee Malone and Ethel Ann Nugent Malone of Ball, La., as well as two uncles Kristopher Reuel Ricks(Tamara) of Milford, De., Robert Lee Malone(Betty) of Monroe, La.  He is also survived by a host of friends and other relatives.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church of Winnfield, with Pastor Daniel Goodman of Maranatha Baptist Church of Monroe, La., officiating.  Interment will follow in the Sikes Cemetery under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield.

Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and also at the church on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until time of services.  

Pallbearers will be Cassidy Martin, Bobby Richards, Calvin Hay, Justin Curry, Ralph Creel, Micah Quartermonte, Kerrell Sapp, and Martin Shaw.