Brother Kedrick Jerome Ricard Jr. departed this life on August 12, 2014, at 6:15 pm at the Baton Rouge General Medical Center-MidCity.
He was born on June 3, 1986, in Baton Rouge, La. He accepted Christ as his personal Savior at an early age. Kedrick served this earth as a loving and devoted-son, father, brother, uncle and friend to many. He leaves to cherish his memories, his loving mother Christine R. Williams and fathers Terry Williams and Lawrence Walker (LaShonda) all of Baton Rouge. Two daughters, Kaniya and Kaylee Ricard. Two sons, Kedrick Jr. and Demetrius Jordan. He was also a father figure to Kemoriyon and Kemerion Jordan, who were like his own. Four sisters Tasha Smith (Christopher), Kiera Allen, Dejaneria Johnson and Teri Williams. Six brothers, Lawrence Ricard (Temika), Jalen , De'Andre Byrd, Terry Jones, Ezara Johnson and Lawrence Johnson, all of Baton Rouge. Nine nieces: Jamiria, Amyri, Precious, Tamia, Ta'mya, Ta'raji, Ta'laysa, Sa'Rya and Shamia and one nephew Taurian. Aunts: Jacqueline Smith (Larry), Rosaline Martin (Walter) of Erwinville, La., Latreaka, Kathy and Paulette Williams, Debra Walker, Kosher Bell and Bentricka Tackno. Six uncles: Arthur Paul (Inez) of Brusly, La., Darryl Ricard, Kelvin Ricard (Renee), Benny Walker III, Berry Williams (Myrtle) and Jerry Williams. A girlfriend and mother of his youngest son, Bernetta Jordan. A devoted and dedicated friend through the good and bad since the tender age of eleven, Shanikia Skipper. Maternal grandparents: Olivia Ricard of Baton Rouge, La. and Eugena Ricard (Gloria) of Lottie, La. Paternal grandparents: Sharon Walker and Odessa Williams of Baton Rouge. He was proceeded in death by his grandparents Anderson and Louise Woods, Gus Anthony and Edna Ricard. His uncle Michael Ricard and a cousin, Tiffany Jones. Visitation was August 22, 2014, at 9 am until Religious Service at 11 AM at New Light Missionary Baptist Church, 650 Blount Rd., Baton Rouge La. 70807. Interment was at Thomas Chapel Cemetery. Service Entrusted to A. Hamilton Platinum Funeral Service, (225) 952-9111.