Paul Joseph Ricciotti, 71, of Oklahoma City, passed away on March 31, 2023. He was born on March 24, 1952, in Oklahoma City to Salvatore and Regine Ricciotti. Paul attended Oklahoma City Public Schools and graduated from Blackwood Business College. His career in the accounting field was with the Oklahoma Water Resources Board for over 22 years. He also worked at Lee's RV, Camping World and Oklahoma RV. Paul was a survivor of the Oklahoma City bombing that took or affected so many of the people he knew, including family members. His ancestry includes a rich history of German and Italian culture. He enjoyed family get-togethers and long drives to see Oklahoma scenery. Paul was a devout Roman Catholic his entire life drawing from the example of his parents and family and remained faithful to the teachings of the church. Paul and Linda Minor were married on May 26, 1978, and had one daughter, Cathy Ricciotti Bass, and three grandsons, Corey, Dakota and Tyler Bass. Paul is survived by the immediate family and younger sister and brother, Mary Ricciotti and Tom Pat Ricciotti, and many cousins. The family wishes to thank Donna Stevens for her excellent care of Paul during the many months when he needed medical and personal attention. We appreciate you so much, Donna. Wake service will be on April 11, 6:00 p.m. at Smith & Kernke Funeral Home, 14624 N. May, Oklahoma City. Funeral Mass will be April 12, 11:30 a.m., at St. Eugene Catholic Church, 2400 W. Hefner Road, Oklahoma City, with burial immediately following at Resurrection Memorial Cemetery. Following the graveside service, there will be a luncheon at St. Eugene Church with people bringing their favorite dish to share. Food can be dropped off at Ross Hall at St. Eugene Church prior to the funeral. Smith & Kernke Funeral Home will handle arrangements.