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Visitation for Nash County Sheriff’s Office captain who passed away scheduled on Wednesday

Captain Carlos Ricks of Nash County Sheriff's Office.
Captain Carlos Ricks of Nash County Sheriff's Office.(WITN)
Published: Apr. 9, 2021 at 8:38 AM EDT|Updated: Apr. 9, 2021 at 9:30 AM EDT
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NASH COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Visitation for a sheriff’s office captain in the east who passed away will take place on Wednesday.

Nash County Sheriff’s Office Captain Carlos Ricks was taken to the hospital for a medical emergency Thursday. He was not at work at the time and he later passed away.

Ricks was with the sheriff’s office for nearly 25 years and was set to retire next year. The sheriff’s office says he was family to them and that they are leaning on each other to get through this difficult time.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 14, from 10 a.m. to noon with services to follow. It will be held at Word Tabernacle Church, with burial to follow at Oakland Cemetery in Nashville on Brooklyn Blvd., according to the Nash County Sheriff’s Office.

Attached is the link to the funeral home memorial page for Carlos Ricks. Visitation will be Wednesday the 14th from...

Posted by Nash County Sheriff's Office on Sunday, April 11, 2021

The post on Facebook said they expect the funeral procession to come through Nashville from 64 bypass to Washington St. by the sheriff’s office, and then turn and head south on Alston Street, turn on Sixth Street to Brooklyn Blvd.

“Anyone who wishes to pay their respects to Carlos during the procession to line Washington St in front of Courthouse or down Alston St.,” the post said.

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