Rickey Chennault, 63, of Blossom passed away Wednesday June 10, 2020 at his residence. Funeral service will be held Sunday June 14, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home with Rev. Tiny Freelen officiating. Burial will follow at Knights of Honor Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 6 until 8 p.m.
Rickey was born June 10, 1957 in Paris, Texas a son of Robert Henry and Lemmie Mae Wear Chennault. He married Dorothy JoAnn Green on July 1, 1983 in Paris. He was employed by Guest Paper Co., Ideal Bakery, and served 33 years with the Texas Dept. of Public Transportation as maintenance supervisor.
He was preceded in death by his father Robert Chennault, and a niece Suzanna Landers.
He is survived by his wife Dorothy JoAnn Chennault; children Philip Chennault and wife Nessa, Christopher Green and wife Kisha; grandchildren Olivia Freelen, Philicity Chennault, Nelissa Chennault, Cruz Mack Allen Chennault, Addison Jordan, Marissa Green, Bailey Swimm and Allie Swimm; 3 Great Grandchildren; mother Lemmie Chennault and a sister Vickie Covington and husband Mike.
Pallbearers will be Philip Chennault, Chris Green, Derrick Gaines, Neil Ritchey, Chad Davidson, and Joseph Brown. Honorary Pallbearers will be Stan Thurman, Nick Adams, and Bobby Phifer.