Ricky Dale Kennedy

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Ricky Dale Kennedy, 64, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, at Freeman Health System, Joplin, Mo. Ricky was born on Dec. 9, 1955, in Nevada, to Walter Harold and Gwendolyn Leona (Morris) Kennedy.

Ricky was raised in the Metz, Mo., area and graduated from Metz High School Class of 1973. He operated Double K Trucking for a number and years and has worked for Tim Forkner in the trucking business for the past 10 years. He liked to hunt and fish and was very active in Alcoholics Anonymous. He enjoyed helping people and was known by many to have a servant’s heart. Ricky was a member of the Walker Christian Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Bridgetta Carsel and her husband, Tony, Lamar, Mo., and Angela Berryhill and her husband, Corin, Lamar; four grandchildren, Jeffrey Carsel and his wife, Laura, Lamar, Austin Carsel and his wife, Jamy, Arlington, Texas, Addison Berryhill, Lamar, and Mason Berryhill, Lamar; great-grandchildren Caitlyn and Remmington; one brother, Walter “Dub” Kennedy, Walker; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Morris Mulkins; and one sister, Sharon K. Wright.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9, at Antioch Cemetery, Nevada. Friends may call at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, from 1 to 4 p.m., Monday, Sept. 7, and from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6.

Contributions may be made in Ricky’s memory to Kid’s For Christ Ministry of the Walker Christian Church in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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