Rickey Lynn McPherson, Sr. 60, a resident of Greenfield passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2012, at Hancock Regional Hospital Hospice, Greenfield. He was born Jan. 25, 1952 in Greenfield, to the late John Albert Lee McPherson and Mary Ann (Stanley) McPherson-Adams.
Rick attended Greenfield High School, served in the US Army and was a 36 year truck driver for Fisk Sanitation and later Republic Services. He was a former member of the VFW, Eagles, Greenfield Conservation Club and Greenfield American Legion Post 101. He served with Emergency Management and enjoyed fishing, motorcycle riding and spending time with his grandkids.
He is survived by his wife Tami (Tweedy) McPherson of Greenfield, whom he married on Jan. 27, 1990, sons, Ricky Lynn McPherson, Jr., Kenneth Marshall Barngrover both of Greenfield, Brandon Glen Barngrover of Wilkinson, Kameron Philip McPherson; daughter, Carrie Ann McPherson; brother, Royce “Lurch” McPherson; sisters, Patricia Hendren all from Greenfield, Marsha Medlin-Powell of Indianapolis, Phyllis Tanner, Sue Ann Crabtree, Trina Sweezy, Tonya Hancock, Sylvia Settles, Jackie Prange all of Greenfield, nine grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; step-father, Casey Adams; brothers, Edgar “Perk”, Terry Lee, Richard; sisters, Debra Irene McPherson and Janet Sue McPherson.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 3, 2012, at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel of Greenfield. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Monday June 4, 2012, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Park Cemetery, Greenfield.
The family requests that friends and family come casually dressed for the visitation and funeral service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46278.
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