Ricky Lee “Tigger” Rich Obituary

Ricky Lee “Tigger” Rich of Healdton departed this life on March 3, 2022 at the Oklahoma Heart Hospital South of Oklahoma City at the age of 60 years, 11 months, and 27 days. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at the Abundant Life Worship Center of Ardmore with Bro. Michael Caraway and Sister Mary Jones officiating. Interment will follow in the Ringling Memorial Cemetery of Ringling. Services are under the direction and care of Alexander Funeral Home of Wilson.

Ricky was born on March 7, 1961 in Ryan, Oklahoma to Mr. Ruben Leo Rich and Mrs. Jamie (Hodges) Rich Stoneking.

Ricky primarily grew up in Southern Oklahoma. I attended Wilson High School. Ricky then enlisted in the United States Marine Corp and proudly served his country. Ricky was avid outdoors man. He loved fishing, hunting, guns, archery, boating, riding four wheelers, cooking, collecting knives and various fishing tackle. He served on the Healdton Fire Department for over 20 years and enjoyed helping his community. He met the love of his life Vicki Jean (Williams) and they were married on March 19, 2021. Together they enjoyed traveling and watching their grandchildren play softball. He was a truck driver for Brady’s for the past four years and had previously been employed at Browns transportation. He attended the Abundant Life Worship Center of Ardmore.

Mr. Rich is preceded in death by his father, Leo Rich; brother, Deon Rich and sister in law, Jonene Rich, step father, Jerry Stoneking; a sister Candy Porterfield; Grandma Williams and uncle Kenneth Hicks.

He is survived by his wife, Vicki (Williams) Rich of the home in Healdton; sons, Jeffrey Rich and wife Tina of Healdton, Brandon Robertson and wife Codi of Ringling, Curtis Robertson of Lindsay; daughters, Tamara Dover and husband Jarrod of Lindsay, Traci Dodson and husband Nick of Lindsay; mother, Jamie (Hodges) Stoneking of Wilson; sisters, Latina Cox and husband Mike of Velma, Allene Young of Wilson, Robin Morse and husband Brent of Wilson; Janie “Cookie” Snow and husband Hoss of Wilson; brothers, Jodi Rich and wife Leedale of Wilson; grandchildren, Shaylin, Isabelle, Paisley, Lili, Addie, Maxxon, Jasey, Dessie, Ely, Danni, Darrell, Ava, Gabriel, Gracie, Damien, Rusti “Charlie”, Blaine “Bear”; Mother in Law, Mary Jones of Elmore City; father in law Melvin Williams Jr. and his wife Fannie of Lindsay; sister in law, Jeretta Fierro and husband Martin of Lindsay, brother in law, Eddie Ince and Gail of Lindsay; Many nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

Serving as casket bearers will be Nick Dodson, Curtis Robertson, Brandon Robertson, Jeffrey Rich, Jarrod Dover, Ely Dover, Codi Robertson, Tamara Dover, Traci Dodson, Catie Anderson and Tina Rich.

Honorary bearers are all the grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 6 – 8:00 P.M. Tuesday evening at Alexander Gray Funeral Home of Wilson.

Online condolences can be sent to alexanderfuneralhome.org

Posted online on March 07, 2022

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