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Richard “Ricky” Barry Deere

Richard “Ricky” Barry Deere

March 4, 2014

Services for Coach Richard “Ricky” Barry Deere of McCall Creek will be held on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 2 p.m. with visitation being from 11 a.m. until service time on Friday. A committal Interment service will be held on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Gibson Cemetery in Picayune, Miss.

Coach Deere, 59, of McCall Creek, passed away March 4, 2014 at his residence. He was born on April 15, 1954 to John Henry Deere, Sr. and Catherine Lenora Barnes Deere.

He was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church. He coached and taught for many years at Pearl River Central, Enterprise Attendance Center, Bogue Chitto Attendance Center and was serving as coach and teacher at Amite School Center. He had a passion for teaching and coaching his students and truly loved each one of them. He was an avid hunter and animal lover.

Preceding him in death was his parents, John and Lenora Deere and his brother, John Henry Deere, Jr.

Survivors include: his sister, Yvonne Warren and husband Elroy; brother, Kenneth Deere and wife Marie of Biloxi, Miss.; nephews and nieces: Randall Warren and wife Christine, Kathy Sanders and husband Dean, Connie Deere, Carole Deere, Jason Deere and Sandra Griffith. He was also survived by great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.

If you would like to leave a comment or word of sympathy to the Deere Family, you may do so at www.riverwoodfamily.com.