Funeral services for Ricky Joe Maddox, age 65, of Fayetteville, will be conducted 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Ann Hatcher officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery with Don Dickey, Bill Cunningham, Stan Golden, Stanley Trenham, Frank Jennnings, and Raymond Burton serving as pallbearers.
Ricky was a native of Fayetteville, Tennessee and born on January 18, 1952 to the late Joe Rowe and Virginia Rochester Maddox. He served in the Army National Guard and retired from Jack Daniels on June 1, 2017 after 36 years of bottling Tennessee Whiskey. Ricky enjoyed hunting and fishing, and was a member of the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his daughter Brandy (Chris Banks) Maddox of Huntland; son Brandon (Ashley) Maddox of Fayetteville; and grandchildren Matthew Banks, Tyler Banks, Bayleigh Maddox, Easton Maddox, and Mackenzie Maddox. In addition to his parents, Mr. Maddox was preceded in death by a brother Bill Maddox.
Visitation with the family will be 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday, July 3, 2017 at Higgins Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Kids Hunting for a Cure, 112 Bright Road, Hazel Green, Alabama 35750 or www.kidshuntingforacure.org.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Ricky Joe Maddox.