Ricky J. Ivie, 71, passed away on October 24, 2022, at his home in Lampasas, Texas surrounded by his family. He was born on June 23, 1951, in Painesville, Ohio to JR and Wilma (Litty) Ivie. A memorial service will be held at Sneed-Carnley Funeral Chapel, 201 E. Third St on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at 2 pm with burial to follow at Kempner City Cemetery. Ricky grew up in Caledonia, Missouri, and graduated from Valley R-6 High School in Caledonia. After high school, he joined the US Army on June 15, 1971, and served for 2 years during the Vietnam Era and was the recipient of the National Defense Service Medal. He began work in the autobody trade where he worked for 30 years. In 1998, he started working in the insurance adjusting field and worked catastrophe claims for Schafer-Wood and associates for 18-plus years. Ricky married Gabriele in 1973 in Caledonia, Missouri and they were happily married for 49 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, racing, spending time with his grandkids, and watching golf on TV. Rick was preceded in death by his parents. Rick is survived by his spouse, Gabi, of Lampasas, Texas; his children, daughter, Kellie and Flint Hughes of Kempner, Texas; his son, Jon and Brooke Ivie of Rio Medina, Texas; his son, Josh and Logan Ivie of Lubbock, TX; and his daughter Joleen and Shannon Peppers of Gadsen, Alabama; his grandchildren, Riggen Hughes, Rowdy Hughes, Ridge Hughes, Jonathon Ivie, Maxwell Ivie, Asher, Charlie Girl, and Ammon Peppers.