Saturday, December 15th, 1956 - Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
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Rickie Leon Bruton AKA Ricky was born on December 15, 1956, at Carswell Airforce Base to the late Harold and Pauline Bions Bruton. He traveled the world with his father who was in the Air Force, then settled in Fort Worth, Texas.

Ricky received his formal education in the Fort Worth Independent school districk attending A.M. Pate Elementary, Dumbar Middle School and Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, were he was a graduate and Valedictorian of the Class of 1975. He continued his education at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

He accepted Christ at an early age where he united with Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Ricky later became a member of Good Shepherd Temple of Praise for 20 years until his death.

Later in life, Ricky met and married the former Beverly Hobson

Ricky was a diligent worker and hobbies were reading, writing his book, collecting bibles and collecting care magazines

Those left to cherish Ricky's memories include: his wife, Beverly Bruton; children Shandra Wright (Bert), Derrick Bruton, Derrick Hobson Sr. (Angela), Dimia's Hobson (Angel) and Dexter Blake; brother, Tommy H. Bruton (Elizabeth) and Paul Bruton; grandchildren, Kennedy M. Wright, KeAundrea Hobson, Dayah Hobson, Mason Hobson and Derrick Hobson, Jr best friend, Jewell Benard Brown and a host of other family members and friends.
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Service Details

  • Wake Service 1

    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Good Shepherd Missionary Baptist Church 5625 Good Shepherd Way Fort Worth, TX, 76119
  • Service

    Friday, December 6th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Friday, December 6th, 2019 10:00am
    Good Shepherd Temple of Praise
    5625 Good Shepherd Way
    FORT WORTH, TX 76140
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  • Interment

    Skyvue Memorial Gardens
    7220 FM 1187
    MANSFIELD, TX 76063
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