Rickey E. Writer
Updated: Aug 31
Rickey E. Writer, age 65, of Butterfield, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at his home.
He was born April 8, 1955 in Cassville, Missouri, the son of Charles and Peggy (Hyde) Writer. On July 10, 1985 he was united in marriage to Peggy Pendergraft, who survives. Also surviving are his step-mother, Gerda Writer of Monett, Missouri; one son, William Writer of Butterfield, Missouri; three daughters, Debbie Medsker of Coffeyville, Kansas, Jennifer McFarland and her husband Jake of Golden, Missouri and Missy Norman of Monett, Missouri; three brothers, Jim Henderson and his wife Linda of Monett, Missouri, John Henderson and his wife Terri of Exeter, Missouri and Kenny Henderson of Oklahoma; four sisters, Rena Kennedy and her husband Gary of Lampe, Missouri, Beverly Bacon and her husband Joe of Cassville, Missouri, Debbie Wolf and her husband Marty of Butterfield, Missouri and Brenda Fryman and her husband Robbie of Nashville, Tennessee and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents; step–father Lewis Dalton and one son, Kevin Norman.
Rickey was a graduate of Cassville High School Class of 1974. For several years he was employed as a welder for Alvey and later began driving a truck for CFI Trucking Company. He was of the Baptist faith. Being with and loving his family was one of his joys in life and he especially loved his grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, August 29, 2020 at Sparks Cemetery in Butterfield under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Brother Lee Beck and Brother Virgil Beck will conduct the services.
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