Ricky Edmond Thompkins of Waldron, Arkansas passed from this life, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 in Waldron, Arkansas. He was born August 27, 1962 in Waldron, Arkansas to Lester Thompkins and Emma Lou (Starr) Green. He was 59 years old.
Ricky grew up in and around the Waldron area. He graduated Waldron High School and went on to pursue a career at a vocational technical college. He worked as a diesel mechanic but he loved working on cars.
Ricky leaves behind to cherish his memory, his mother Emma Green of Bentonville, Arkansas, his father Lester Thompkins of Mena, Arkansas, one sister, Sheila Cox of Bentonville, Arkansas, one brother Michael Thompkins of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Ricky will be missed by all that knew him and the many whose lives he impacted including a host of extended family, friends and loved ones.
Ricky was preceded in death by his grandparents: Evelyn and Audie Starr and Gladys and Clarence Thompkins.
Ricky's life celebration will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 22, 2022 at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas with Jimmy Pope officiating. Interment will follow in the Duncan Cemetery in Waldron, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.
Ricky's pallbearers will be Roy Bailey, Dominic Jones, Chris Thacker, Darrel Thacker, Leonard Thacker and Aaron Cox. Honorary pallbearer will be Dale Bailey.
Ricky's visitation will be Saturday, January 22, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.