Ricker, Nathaniel Clifford (Decatur)

Monday, March 1, 2021
Nathaniel Clifford Ricker, 64, of Decatur, gained his wings on Saturday, February 28, 2021. He loved to go deer hunting, turkey hunting and fishing. He was friends with everyone he met. He was the kindest most caring man you ever met. He loved his children, grandchildren and family.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandy Ricker; mother, Stella Mae Ricker; grandparents, Nathaniel Asberry Ricker and Catherine Niece Lamb; brothers, Jerry Ricker, Jessie “J.C.” Ricker, Joe Ricker and Herbert “Hub” Ricker; son, Clifford Ray Ricker; and granddaughter, Bailey Nicole Smith.

He is survived by daughters, Cindy Perez (Roberto), Jennifer (John) Johnson and April Travis; son, Toby (Teresa) Ricker; special daughter, Jenifer Lee; grandchildren, Cadence Perez, Luke Johnson, Cory Ricker, Jacob Grissom and Christian Ricker; and special nephew, Timothy Ricker.

A memorial service will be held for a later date.

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