Funeral services for Rickey Lee Patrick, age 71 of Cooper, will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home with Rev. B. J. Teer and Paul Ray Vititow, Jr. officiating. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.
Rickey passed away on Monday, April 11, 2016 at Baylor Medical Center of Dallas. He was born on January 7, 1945 in Sulphur Springs, the son of Leon Henry (Buddy) and Helen Ruth (Williams) Patrick. He was married to Sharon Louise Attaway. He was a retired truck driver and a dairy farmer.
Along with his wife, other survivors include his sons, Michael Patrick and wife, Patricia of Dallas and Mark Patrick and wife, Jenna of Lewisville; daughter, Stacey Patrick and husband, Steve of Sulphur Springs; grandson, Corey Cole; granddaughter, Lexey Patrick; great-grandson, Karsyn Roberts; mother, Helen Gumm of Sulphur Springs; brother, Barry Patrick and wife, Sue of Reilly Springs and sister, Cathy Hesterly and husband, Steve of Jacksonville; step-sons, Paul Ray Vititow, Jr. and wife, Shelly of Sulphur Springs, Jeff Vititow of Winnsboro, Doug Askew and wife, Stephanie of Round Rock and Gaylon Askew and wife, Tamaki of Portland, OR; step-daughters, LeAnn Tadlock and husband, Randy of Sulphur Springs, Tracey Fatland and Brian Coleman of Lake Fork; twelve step-grandchildren and twenty-four step-great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his father; daughter, Paula Sue Vititow and step-grandson, Jason Tadlock.