FREEPORT – Rickey D. Massey, 65, of Freeport, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at FHN Memorial Hospital in Freeport, after a short illness.
He was born March 10, 1948, in Coffman, Ark., the son of Dwane and Hazel (Guntharp) Massey. Rickey and his family moved to Milledgeville in 1950. He was a 1966 graduate of Milledgeville High School.
Rickey will be deeply missed by his daughter, Amy (Kevin) Barnes of Lanark; his grandchildren, Cory (Michelle) Barnes and Kayla Barnes, both of Lanark; his sisters, Brenda (Charles) Anglese and family of Erie and Malia Cleghorn and family of Moline; and his friends, Joseph Lutz and Marcus Price.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Cliola Diehl; brother-in-law, William Diehl; and brother-in-law, James Cleghorn.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Russell-Frank Funeral Home in Lanark. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Rod Dye officiating. Burial will be at Erie Cemetery.
A memorial has been established in his memory.
Visit www.schwarzfh.com to send condolences.