Rick graduated from Roanoke Rapids High School in 1981. He attended Pitt Community College in Greenville, where he pursued his passion for nursing and acquired his nursing degree.
He was predeceased by his father, Bob Faucett; and son, Christian Faucett.
Rick leaves behind his husband, Michael Estill; three children, Hannah and her husband, Slaton, Nathan and his wife, Kristen, and Rebecca and her boyfriend, Ray; his mother, Iris Faucett; sister, Terry Faucett Crumb and husband, Jimmy; niece, Brandi Crumb; and nephew, Aron Crumb.
A memorial service will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 18 at North Dallas Funeral Home in Dallas Texas.
The family requests that any donations be directed to the American Cancer Society and flowers be sent to North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View, Dallas, TX 75234.
There will be a memorial service in Roanoke Rapids at a later date and will be posted.