The family of Conrad E. “Ricky” François II is saddened to announce his passing on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at the age of 69.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Gloria Kaufman François; sister, Leslie Walker; and his brothers, Pedrito “Emmet” and Gary François.

He is survived by his wife, Ellen André François; father, Pedrito A. François; children, Conrad E. François III and Eleanor François; grandson, Khafri François; brother; Darryl François; brother-in-law, Dr. G. Dwight Walker; sister-in-law, Peggy Ashbrook; uncle and aunt Donald and Faye François; nieces, Tracey Smith, Toni Glass, Michelle André-Connor, Renee André, and Gloria Amadi François-Ashbrook; nephews, Dwight Walker, Pedrito E. François Jr., Kamoya François-Ashbrook, and Asasi François-Ashbrook; great-nephews, Jalen Jenkins, Dasan Walker, Kingston Walker, André Walker, Bryson Smith, and Malachi François-Ashbrook; great-nieces, Kayla Smith, Kiera Smith, Kennedy Glass, Mackenzie Glass, Trinécia Connor, Trinity Connor, and Eva Walker; and numerous aunts, cousins and other relatives of the François and Joseph families of St. Thomas, and the Kaufman family of New Orleans, La.

There will be a memorial service at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10, at Ss. Peter and Paul Cathedral with interment to follow at Western Cemetery No. 1. Because of the coronavirus pandemic restrictions, attendance will be limited to family, close friends and colleagues. Also, as mandated, we ask that you wear a mask to protect yourself and other attendees. We thank you for your understanding.

Tributes to his life of service to his family and the Virgin Islands community can be emailed to no later than 3 p.m. Monday, July 27.

Funeral arrangements are by Turnbull’s Funeral Home and Crematory Services.

(0) entries

Sign the guestbook.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.