SIKESTON - Ricky Lee Dirickson, 42, died at 11:25 p.m. March 28, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.
Born Jan. 24, 1960, in Scott County, to Wanda Ford Dirickson of Sikeston and the late Wilbur Gene Dirickson, he was employed as a welder with B&J Enterprise and was affiliated with the Baptist church.
On June 19, 1980, at Miner, he married Candy Wimberley who survives of the home.
Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are one son, Ricky Lee Dirickson Jr. of the home, and one sister, Donna Jean Dirickson of Sikeston.
Preceding him in death was one brother, Wilbur Gene Dirickson Jr.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Blanchard Funeral Chapel where joint services for he and his father are scheduled at 1 p.m. Saturday. The Revs. Steve Vester, pastor of the Old Bethel Baptist Church, and the Rev. Dewayne Coleman, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Canalouand Steve Vester will officiate.
Burial will follow at the New Morley Cemetery at Morley.
Pallbearers will be John Canedy, Richard Riley, Greg Evans, Kenny Plunk, Dale Holt and Danny Ray.