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Rickey Ervin Dobbs, 62, of Wappapello, MO passed away on July 20, 2019 at his home in Wappapello, Missouri.
Rickey was born on December 17, 1956 to Merlin and Virginia Dobbs in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. He married Tracy Lanette Dobbs (Schlatweiler) on October 20, 2007, in Poplar Bluff..
He attended Lakeland Assembly of God Church in Wappapello. Rickey loved his wife and kids, but his 12 grandsons hung the moon. He could be found spending his time with his family, friends or fishing.
Rickey is survived by his mother Virginia Dobbs; wife Tracy; children: Tammy (Joe) Deken, Lisa (Jeremy) Sullivan, Kassie Schlatweiler, Ryan Elledge, D.J. Burkett, Bridget (Ryan) Sauls, Damion Burkett and Cora Deno, grandchildren; Christopher, Zachary, Nicholas, Taron, Joshua, Drew, Jacob, Patrick, Bradley, Owen and baby Lucas (on the way): siblings: Vickey Hodge, Pam Wallace, James Dobbs, Tricia Dobbs, Rachel (Darren) Johnson, Robert (Amanda) Schlatweiler, Tonia Schlatweiler and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Rickey was preceded by his first wife Beth (Tammy and Lisa's mom), grandson Bradley Sullivan, father Merlin Dobbs, grandparents Lee and Ilene Hale, Harry and Claire Dobbs and brother Ronnie.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 25th, 2019 at 6:00 pm at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff, MO.
Funeral services will be on Friday, July 26th, 2019 at 10:00 AM in the chapel with Arvin Haynes officiating. Burial will take place at Three Springs Cemetery in Butler County.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to UCAN (Cancer Assistance Network) 2620 North Westwood Blvd. Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 or Williams Syndrome Foundation.