Ricky Lee Golladay, 63 of Decatur died at 2:00 pm. Monday, August 24, 2020 in his residence.
A gathering to celebrate his life will be 12:00 noon Saturday, August 29, 2020 at The Wild Dog Saloon in Decatur. Memorials may be made to his family. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Ricky was born in October of 1956 in Decatur, son of James and Nancy Golladay. He was a boiler maker in the construction trade. Ricky enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Surviving are his longtime significant other, Dee Dee Stroud; two sons, Jason and Ryan Golladay of Cape Coral, Florida; two brothers, Greg and wife Shelly Golladay of Forsyth, Kevin L. and wife Connie Golladay of Long Creek; step-daughters, Missy and Lee Carter, Rachel Spurling, Emily Scroggins and James Dugger; several grandchildren and step-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Steve and Randy Golladay; and son, Jeremy.
Life isn’t the Same Without You
Right from the time I lost you
Life just hasn’t been the same,
I wish that I had one more chance
to see your smile again.
The sun still rises with each dawn,
night still follows day,
but there’s always something missing
ever since you went away
The tide comes in, the tide goes out,
the sands of time pass by…
…but thoughts of you will never fade
I hope you’re peaceful wherever you are
Life has surely lost it’s sparkle
The world often feels blue
But what gives me strength and hope
is the precious memory of you.
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