Rickey Dean Evans


Rickey Dean Evans, 61, of Paducah, passed away on Friday, September 6, 2019, at his residence.

Mr. Evans was a 1976 graduate of Paducah Tilghman High School. He was a retired truck driver, formerly worked in the security industry, and formerly worked for the City of Paducah. He also formerly attended Northside United Methodist Church.

Surviving him are his daughter, Rebecca Evans of Princeton; his mother and stepfather, Martha Stone and Kenneth Hughes of Paducah; two aunts, Joyce Stone Irby of Owensboro and Edwinta and husband, Howard Lowry of Ripley, Tennessee; great-aunts, Virginia Henley Bryan of Paducah and Alma Henley and husband Orlis Harris of Metropolis, Illinois; great-uncles, Lindy and wife, Louise Henley of Clinton and Jack Henley of Paducah; cousins, Rhonda Graves of Ripley, Tennessee, Linda Arwood of Tazewell, Tennessee, Houston and wife, Elizabeth Irby of Hillsboro, Oregon, and Mark and wife, Barbi Irby of Philpot; and several other cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Edward Dean (Buddy) Evans; maternal grandparents, Imogene Henley Stone and Edward Stone; paternal grandparents, Dean and Edward Evans; aunt, Joann Evans Mathis and uncles, Bill Nelson and John Houston (Sonny) Irby III.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 12, 2019, at Lindsey Funeral Home, with the Rev. Joe Beal officiating. Burial will follow at Zion Cemetery in Columbus.

Friends may visit the family from 11 a.m. to service hour on Thursday, September 12, 2019, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in his honor Concord United Methodist Church at 5178 Hinkleville Rd., Paducah, KY 42001 or Zion Cemetery at 1244 St. Rte. 123 W., Clinton, KY 42031.

Online condolences may be left at www.lindseyfuneral.com.

Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.

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