Gone to be an angel, Richard “Ricky” Worlledge, Jr, 56, of Lochgelly, WV, went home to be with the Lord on April 8th, 2021 at home following a short illness.
Born February 9th, 1965 in Oak Hill, WV, he was the son of Gale and the late Patricia Davis Worlledge.
Ricky was a member of the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and was a special child of God with Down Syndrome. He enjoyed camping, fishing, old tv shows, and hugs.
In addition to his mother, he is preceded in death by his grandparents, James and Anna Treadway Davis and Willie and Tressie Humphries Worlledge.
Those left to cherish his memory are Dad, Gale “Pops” Worlledge of Lochgelly; sister, Kathi and her husband, and fishing buddy to Ricky, Wayne Fizwater of Lochgelly; special uncle, Roger “Ike Godsey” Davis of Lochgelly, uncle, Riley Worlledge of Ormond Beach, FL; aunts, Phyllis Davis of Kernersville, NC, and Janice Morgan of Norfolk, VA; nieces, Amanda (David) Wright of Rocky Mount, VA and Autumn (Jason) Moncure of Detroit, MI; and many other family and friends.
The family would like to thank everyone at Bowers Hospice House for their care.
There will be a visitation on Sunday, April 11th, 2021, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV.
Services will be Monday, April 12th, 2021 at the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church at 1:00 PM, friends and family may call one hour prior to services. Pastor Winston O'Neal will be officiating. Burial will be at Pleasant View Cemetery, Fayetteville, WV.
In an attempt to keep everyone who enters our establishment safe and healthy we have adopted the following guidelines: Those planning to attend should use proper COVID 19 precautions by wearing masks and observing social distancing of 6 feet.
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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV.