RICKETTS, Brian John

Late of “Eastern Creek” Mitchell. Passed away 19th August 2022. Aged 71 years.

Son of Norman & Joyce (both dec’d) Brother of Norman, Jeffrey and Roslyn. Dearly loved Husband of Marilyn (dec’d) Loved Father and Father-in-law of William and Bell, and Jeffrey and Vanessa. Much loved Grandfather of Bodhi, Bonnie, Dustin and Weston.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a celebration of Brian’s life to be held at the Uniting Church Roma on Monday, 5th September 2022, commencing at 10.30 a.m.

“Gone but never forgotten”


 In lieu of flowers donations to “Black Dog Institute”


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  1. Grace Scheuer nee Kupfer

    RIP Brian. My sincere condolences, to the family. I lived further down Conlan St; & went to school with his brother, Jeffery. Beautiful family.

  2. Ron and Jan Chant

    Rest easy ole Mate condolences to all the family. Love Jan and Chanty.

  3. Carmel Smith

    Sincere condolences to the family from the O’Brien family formerly of Fowles Street (Carmel O’Brien)

  4. Ellen Smith

    I’m so sad to hear this, I used to enjoy some good banter with Brian in the Library. He will be a peace now🌻🌻🌻

  5. Bill Keegan

    RIP BJ, will miss out quick chats down the street whenever you were in town

  6. Carmel Smith

    Thinking of all the family during this sad time
    Carmel O’Brien for the whole O’Brien family

  7. Robyn, George & Glenn Sheehan

    Our condolences to the Ricketts Family in the sad loss of Brian. RIP Brian.

  8. Bob and Barb Kunde

    RIP Brian. Such a great guy with such a cheeky smile Love and sympathy to all the family.

  9. Michael Curran

    Rest easy BJ, in the arms of Marilyn now forever
    Mick and Jenny Curran

  10. Ian Beck

    RIP Ricko, Sincere condolences to all the family. Will cherish many great memories.

  11. Andy & Suellen Cartwright

    Our condolances to all the Ricketts family.

  12. Greg Hewitt

    RIP Brian. Our sincere thoughts are with you all at this sad time.❤️

  13. Scott and Jill Sabine

    Condolences to all.

  14. Casey Greenwood

    RIP condolences to all of yas, he was a great fella

  15. Bevan Langley

    Deepest Sympathy to family & friends. RIP
    The Langley Family “Euroa” Injune

  16. Steve and Sally Mallet

    Steve and Sally Mallet
    Steve and I wish to send our sincere condolences to William and Jeff and all of the Ricketts family.
    We cherish so many beautiful memories of our time at Bymount with Brian and Marl. They were wonderful friends to us and we treasured their friendship. They are now together again.
    Our thoughts, wishes and prayers are with you all at the this time.
    Much love from us both

  17. Graham & Lynie Smith

    From our family to yours…
    We hold you in our hearts & prayers.

  18. Lesley Cowell (Curran)

    My sincerest condolences for you all at this time.

    My thoughts and prayers with you at this very sad time.

    Rest In Peace BJ.

  19. Pam Robinson

    RIP Brian condolences to your family

  20. John Vellacott

    This was so sad to hear.
    Rest easy Brian, he will call and you will answer,
    Job 14:13-15
    Thinking of you boys, Will and Jeff

  21. Cathy Couchman

    Rest easy mate… thoughts are with your family at this time on behalf of the Couchman’s

  22. Nicole Briscoe

    Will, Jeff & families, sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad. Will never forget that smile & laugh. ❤️ Nicole Briscoe

  23. Trevor Adshead

    TREVOR AND OLGA ADSHEAD. on the 30th August 2022. R I.P BJ. Condolences to all.

  24. Pete Carroll

    RIP Ricko, sadly missed. Condolences to all his family.

  25. Laverne Summers

    Saddened to hear this news. Sending love to the Ricketts family at this sad time. Many happy memories of BJ from many years past. May he Rest In Peace at last. From the Geoff Johnson family.
    Laverne Summers

  26. B.j. O’Rourke

    He was cheeky, engaging and always had time for a chat. It was a pleasure to be in his company. You will be missed Brian. Sincere condolences to the boys, Sarge, Jake, Ros and all their extended families. RIP Brian.
    Brian and Carol O’Rourke

  27. Noel Miller

    Condolences to the Ricketts family from the Millers. I will miss running into Brian when in Roma. Always good for a long interesting discussion. Rest well, mate.

  28. Keith Brinin

    We were sad to hear the passing of the passing of Brian. Our condolences to the
    Rickett’s family. R I P Brian.

  29. David and Rita Carney

    Our deepest condolences to William, Jeffrey and respective families. Big hugs to you all. Regards David and Rita.

  30. Elaine Cole

    Bye old school mate, condolences to family.🌠

  31. Alan and Elly Richardson

    Alan and I send our condolences to you and all the family.
    While we only knew Brian for a short time, we admired his story, was enthralled by the stories and most of all inspired by the love he held for his family.
    May you Rest In Peace Brian and thank you for enriching our lives with your friendship.

  32. John a nd Lyn Kadel

    So saddened to hear of Brian’s passing.
    We enjoyed some good times with him and Marilyn. Will miss not bumping into him in Roma. Love and hugs to Will and Jeff and all the family.
    John and Lyn and family

  33. Brad Adshead

    RIP it was a pleasure knowing and working with you BJ and always a great smile from you however you were feeling rest easy mate.

  34. Scott and Gigi Robertson

    Our sincere condolences to Will, Jeff and family. We had many good times together and neighbours for 20 years

  35. Paul Fairfull

    RIP Mate to a man with a big heart, I respect and helped rest easy my friend. Condolences to Will, Jeff and family.
    From Paul and Georgie and family.

  36. Des and Gail Janke

    Very saddened to hear the news of Brian’s passing. Our sincere condolences to Will, Jeff and families.

  37. Stuart and Kory Johnson

    Our prayerful condolences to all the Ricketts family today.
    From pure white overalls sharing as a fellow apprentive in 1969 at Active Service Motors with Brian I remember him well, his love for the automotive industry with the team and that he surpassed the slogan “5000 revs and fall to pieces”.
    Blessings of strength to you all from Stuart and Kory Johnson Roma

  38. Judy Henricks

    To Will Jeff and your beautiful families, so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. RIP Brian,loved the laughs we had and odd conversions Wed have on the street or over the phone. Love to all your families. Jeff those were beautiful words you spoke at Dads funeral. Much love to you all. Judy.

  39. Lloyd and Sue Laycock, Injune

    Our Sincerest condolences to all of Brian’s family and friends. He had such a smile we will never forget.

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