Ricky Calvin Wilson, age 63, of Strunk, Kentucky, passed away at the Williamsburg Health and Rehabilitation Center in Williamsburg, Kentucky on Sunday, December 18, 2022.
Ricky was born in Jellico, Tennessee on Monday, June 15, 1959, to the late Roscoe Wilson, and Bonnie (Meadows) Wilson.
Ricky was retired from the United States Forest Service, where he worked as a surveyor. He was a member of the Hayes Creek Church of God, and there he served as the youth leader for years. In his free time, he liked to farm, specifically raising goats and cattle. Ricky loved his family, his grandkids, the lord, his church, and his church family. He enjoyed watching the Kentucky Wildcats play basketball and having dinners with his family and the church at the cabin.
In addition to his father, Ricky is preceded in death by his brother, Timothy Mark Wilson.
Ricky is survived by his wife Marcia Wilson, whom he married on March 13, 1982; his mother, Bonnie Wilson; his daughter, Merilea Strunk (Craig), of Strunk, Kentucky; grandchildren, Cheyenne Strunk, Kyleigh Strunk, Braxton Strunk, Jaxon Strunk, and Elia Strunk; special sisters, Selena Myers and Allison Cosby and special nephews, Matt Wilson, Isaiah Huddleston, AJ Cosby.
Funeral services for Ricky will be held on Wednesday, December 21, 2022, at 7:00pm in the chapel of the Pine Knot Funeral Home with Bro. Steve Perry and Bro. Craig Reed officiating. The visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00pm until the service time at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Osborne Creek Cemetery on Thursday, December 22, 2022 at 11:00am.
Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.