Ricky (Slick) Sherrell Blackwell, age 62, passed away on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center, Columbia, TN. A Lewisburg native Ricky was born to Leslie and Mary Evelyn Smith Blackwell on March 3, 1956. He was the warehouse coordinator for Blalock Plumbing and Heating. Ricky was a lover of Harley motorcycle riding, playing with his grandchildren and family but was especially a lover of reading and studying the Bible.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leslie and Mary E. Blackwell, a son Leslie Hoyle Blackwell and a daughter Tessie Dianne Blackwell. Ricky is survived by his wife of forty-five years Connie Hayes Blackwell and a daughter Jessica (Chris) Ring both of Lewisburg, TN; two grandchildren Destinie (Jacob) Durose, Christa Ring; and three great-grandchildren Nevaeh Ring, Zander Ring, and Avalynn Durose.
Visitation with the family will be held in the chapel of Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home on Monday, September 24, 2018 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at the same location at 2:00 pm with Rick Stephens officiating. Active pallbearers will be Chris Ring, Jacob Durose,' Beezer' Blalock, Bufford Jones, Dennis Blackwell and Mike Gray. Burial will follow in Sunset Park Cemetery, Lewisburg, TN.
Notes of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.billsmcgaugh.com.
Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with their arrangements.