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Richard Proctor III

August 27, 1953 ~ April 5, 2017 (age 63)

Richard (Ricky) Proctor III. 63, of Pittsburgh was called home to be with the Lord on April 5, 2017 after a brief illness.         

Ricky as we all knew him by, was born on August 27, 1953 to the(Late) Richard and Betty Proctor. Ricky was educated in the Pittsburgh School District. He Graduated from Westinghouse High School in 1972 and after that he went to Edinboro State College.

In 1978 he met Renay Atkinson and in that union, they had a son Richard Wade Atkinson in 1981.

Ricky worked for US Steel, the City of Pittsburgh as an Inspector in the Works Department, and Manager of the BP on Frankstown Road. He retired from Meyers Management after 15 years of service and was very loved by the residents and co-workers of the buildings that he took care of.

Ricky enjoyed watching NCIS on television, and enjoyed going to the Pirates Baseball Games with his son Ricky and other friends. Ricky had a special bond with his niece, LaTricia Proctor who he had loved as a daughter and her two children Michaela and RJ. His dream was to take RJ to a ball game so they could pick up women.    

Ricky had a special bond with his son’s grandparents, the (Late) Wade Atkinson and Ellie Atkinson who he loved as his mom and dad. 

Ricky is survived by his son Richard Atkinson, brother Raymond (Butchie) Proctor, sisters Renee Proctor Fussell and Jacqueline Proctor, Eric Harris, who was like a son, 12 nephews and 3 nieces and a host of great nieces and nephews, an aunt, Evelyn Diggs along with Charlene Evans, Ida Harris and Sharon Atkinson who he loved as sisters. He is preceded in death by his father and mother, Richard and Betty Proctor, brothers Ralph Diggs and Ronald(Wendy) Proctor along with a host of cousins and friends.                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

 Service Information

Memorial Service
April 15, 2017

5:00 PM
Inner-City Ministries
East Liberty Blvd
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206

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