Richard ‘Ricky’ Lee Shiflet, age 59 of Russellville, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System, after a long battle with M.S.
He was preceded in death by his father, William Ralph Shiflet; mother, Evon Short; step-dad, Western Short; brother, Ronald ‘Ronnie’ Shiflet; and brother-in-law, Tony Collins.
He is survived by his sisters, Debra Shiflet Collins and Sherry (Wayne) Manning; brother, Steve (Gwen) Shiflet; step-mom, Jean Shiflet; step-sister, Bridget Shiflet; and his great friend, Dustin Holloway, who helped take care of him; several nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, and cousins.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Alder Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2019 in the chapel of Alder Funeral Home, with Bro. Waylan Shropshire officiating. Interment will follow at White Pine Cemetery.
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