Rickey Allen Jeffers, 64, of Union City, Indiana, went to be with his Lord and Savior on October 5, 2015 at State of the Heart Hospice in Wayne Hospital. Ricky was born on November 12, 1950 in Eldorado, Ohio to the late John and Geneva (Brinkley) Jeffers.
Rickey was a 1969 graduate of Bradford Schools. Rickey served our country honorably in the United States Navy. He worked as a janitor at Small Engine Warehouse in Dunkirk, Indiana, and worked at Hobart Brothers in Troy for several years. Rickey was a member of the Pleasant Hill Church in Union City, Indiana. He enjoyed garage sales, camping, lawn work and spending time with his dogs. He loved spending Christmas with the family, and the goofy gift exchange that occurred.
In addition to his parents, Rickey is preceded in death by his brother, David Jeffers.
Rickey is survived by his wife, Pamela (Jones) Jeffers whom he married on September 26, 1998; two sons, Andrew and Tammy Jeffers of Springdale, Pennsylvania, and Keith and Virginia Jeffers of University Place, Washington; a daughter, Lauren (Jones) Jeffers of Portland, Indiana; a step son, David Jones of Biloxi Mississippi; seven grandchildren; brothers, Ron and Brenda Jeffers, Steve and Sally Jeffers, Tim and Judy Jeffers; sisters, Connie Taulbee and Caren Long all of Greenville.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Friday, October 9, 2015 at 1 PM at Pleasant Hill Church, Union City, Indiana with the Rev. Bruce Bryan officiating. The family request memorial contributions be given to Pleasant Hill Church.
Arrangements are entrusted to Braund Pope Funeral Home in New Madison. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.braundpope.com.