NEW MADRID - Ricky Allen Ling Jr., 27, died 2:05 a.m. Feb. 25, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Born April 15, 1977, in Sikeston, son of Ricky Ling Sr. and Brenda Patterson of New Madrid, he farmed with his father and was a member of Eagles Aerie 4206 in New Madrid.
Survivors in addition to his parents include: two brothers, Justin Ling of New Madrid and Larry Wayne Tarver of Nettleton, Miss.; two sisters, Kacey Montgomery of Nettleton and Lacey Sletten of Sikeston; and his grandmothers, Shirley Ling and Ruth Clark of New Madrid.
Visitation is from noon today until service time at 2 p.m. at Richards Funeral Home. The Rev. Tom McCanless will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Teddy Poyner, Samuel Faulkner, Jason Pobst, Derick Wayne Lawfield, Doug Powell, Kenneth Conway, Ronald Pipkin and Chad Fiebig.