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Wednesday, 08 April 2020 14:54

Michael Gregory Barricks

Michael Gregory Barricks, age 28, of Matoaca, VA, passed away unexpectedly Monday, April 6th, 2020. Born in Petersburg, VA, he was the son of Stanley M. Barricks and Charlene D. Barricks. He is survived by his parents; his sister, V. Madison Estes (Brandon); his brother, Cody W. Barricks (Meghan); Nephews, Braxton and Carter, and Niece Elizabeth; Grandparents, Buddy Barricks, Faye Barricks, Benny Cockerham, and Pat Cockerham; Uncles, Todd and Clay; Aunts, Lori, Georgia Anna, Bridget; Cousins, Dani, John, David, Kayla, Justin, Keith, Nathan, Jacob, and Beau. Michael was born on July 25th, 1991. He graduated high school as most flirtatious in 2009, he then enlisted in the United States Army in 2010 as a Geospatial Analyst finishing his enlistment in 2014 then working in the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2016 as an investigator. He had many other accomplishments and awards. He was devoted to his family, was a loving son/grandson, big brother, and uncle. He loved spending his free time in the outdoors enjoying nature. He loved traveling; upon his many travels few of his favorites included Hawaii and Thailand. He always strived for excellence, was a good listener, loved to debate, smart, funny, excellent problem solver, and did not mind helping anyone in need. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him. Gone but never forgotten. Funeral Services will be held but not disclosed due to the restrictions taking place at this time only limited amount of people are allowed. Anyone who knew and loved Michael is welcome to come show their respects anytime after the service please contact family for burial site location. In lieu of flowers you may make a contribution to your choice drug recovery program. Services by Williams Funeral Home & Crematory of Lawrenceville, VA.
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  • Comment Link Ashley (smith) Johnston Saturday, 11 April 2020 21:51 posted by Ashley (smith) Johnston

    He will be deeply missed he was one of the kindest and gentle souls. I hope your family finds healing in the time and I'm sure your flying high with the Angel's on the most beautiful wings

  • Comment Link Ricky Friday, 10 April 2020 00:50 posted by Ricky

    Mikey boy! I was hoping to we’d get you back to the island for some adventures. Truly a tragedy to have you gone from our lives. A lot of people are missing you and will always love you. Words cannot express the feeling of your absence, I will always happily remember our times together, only wishing we had the chance for more. Love you.

  • Comment Link Debra Dodd Thursday, 09 April 2020 17:06 posted by Debra Dodd

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the Barricks family and other family members during this difficult time...He is now with his maker..?????? May he Rest In Peace and God Bless all of you...

  • Comment Link Beverly Williams Thursday, 09 April 2020 15:06 posted by Beverly Williams

    Stan and Charlene , I am so sorry for your loss of your son Michael .I know this is a difficult time. My heart goes out to you and all the family .I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Comment Link Debra K. Crowder Thursday, 09 April 2020 13:35 posted by Debra K. Crowder

    My sincere heart reaches out to the family during this difficult time of tragedy.

  • Comment Link Ray Benson Thursday, 09 April 2020 13:28 posted by Ray Benson

    So sorry for all left behind. Our thoughts and prayers are with family and friends of Michael. May God bless each of you through this tragic time.

  • Comment Link Sandy floyd 0 Thursday, 09 April 2020 13:22 posted by Sandy floyd 0

    I'm truly sorry this has happened...may god hold an comfort your family .

  • Comment Link Chris Barfield Thursday, 09 April 2020 09:02 posted by Chris Barfield

    I remember when Michael and I were young boys probably less than 10 or so. Stan bought us fishing poles, and seemed like he took us to just about every fishing hole he knew of one summer. We also played around his Grandparents house out in Matoaca alot qhen Michael and Stan would drop by.

  • Comment Link Chris Barfield Thursday, 09 April 2020 08:54 posted by Chris Barfield

    I memories stretch back to when Michael and I were young boys, and Stan buying us fishing poles and taking us fishing what seemed like everyday almost. I remember us playing in the yard around his Grandparents house in Matoaca back then too.

  • Comment Link Ruth Gammon Baldwin Wednesday, 08 April 2020 23:40 posted by Ruth Gammon Baldwin

    Pat and Family, I am so sorry you are experiencing this devastating heartbreak. I pray for God’s tender arms to infold you and give you strength. Love you all.

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