Ronald J. “Ron” Ricks Obituary

Ronald J. “Ron”  Ricks
Ronald J. “Ron” Ricks

February 7, 1958 - November 5, 2018
Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey
Resided in Branchburg, New Jersey



Ronald J. “Ron” Ricks

60, died November 5, 2018.

Ronald was born and raised in Elizabeth and formerly of Sayreville before moving to Branchburg in 1990. He was a graduate of Linden High School Class of 1976. He owned and operated Absolute Landscaping in Branchburg for over 30 years. In his spare time, Ron enjoyed going to Monmouth Park Racetrack to watch horse racing. He also loved the outdoors, especially maintaining his yard. Ron was an avid NY Giants football and NY Yankees baseball fan. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

Surviving are his wife of 30 years, Loretta, three sons Brian and wife Jo-Ann, Kevin, and Steven, and one granddaughter Adeline Mae.

Funeral services will be 11am Monday at Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave, Somerville. Cremation will be private.

Visitation will be 1-5pm Sunday at the funeral home.

Donations can be made to the Branchburg Rescue Squad, 113 River Rd, Branchburg, NJ 08876 or the Steeplechase Cancer Center, 30 Rehill Ave, Somerville, NJ, 08876. To send condolences, visit



Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Sunday, November 11, 2018
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Monday, November 12, 2018
11:00 AM


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