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Richard Dekle

September 5, 1949 — August 14, 2018

Mr. Richard "Ricky" O'Neal Dekle, 68, of Metter, passed away Tuesday afternoon, August 14, 2018 at Coliseum Hospital in Macon surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Dekle was born on September 5, 1949 to Mr. Olliff and Mrs. Thelma Wallace Dekle in Statesboro. The Bulloch County native made Metter his home 44 years ago. He served his country with United States Airforce, and retired from Pineland Telephone after many years of loyal service. He was a deacon at Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church, he was a former member of Metter Lions club.

He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Gary Dekle.

He is survived by his daughter, Sonya Dekle Crosby (Andy Calhoun) of Twin City; brother, Dewey Dekle (Pat) of Metter; grandchildren, Jenny Dekle Jones of Twin City and Wendell Crosby (Savannah) of Statesboro; great-grandchildren, Brody and River Jones of Twin City and Joey Crosby of Statesboro; niece, Deanna Dekle Kirkland (Eric) of Metter; nephew; Chad Dekle (Paula) of Metter. Numerous other realtives also survive.

A memorial service honoring Ricky's life will be conducted Sunday evening, August 19, 2018 at Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church at 6:00 p.m. with Rev. Ben Gay officiating. Private family burial will follow at a later date in Lower Lotts Creek Cemetery in Bulloch County.

Remembrances may be made to the memorial fund for Ricky at Metter Banking Company.

Kennedy-Brannen Funeral Home, Metter Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial Service
Sunday, August 19, 2018
6:00 PM 8/19/2018 6:00:00 PM
Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church

25137 Portal Highway
Metter , GA 30439

Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church
25137 Portal Highway Metter 30439 GA
United States
Location

Lower Lotts Creek Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

Old Register Way
Statesboro, GA 30458

Old Register Way Statesboro 30458 GA
United States
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