Obituary- Rickey Earnest Trozzi (1947-2020)


Rickey Earnest Trozzi of Waldron, Arkansas went to be with his Lord and Savior, Monday, April 27, 2020, in Waldron, Arkansas. Rickey was born February 12,1947, in Waldron, Arkansas. He was 73 years old. Rickey was a member of Hon Baptist Church in Hon Arkansas where he had served as a deacon. He was a Godly man. His faith and love for the Lord was undeniable.

Rickey enjoyed gardening, working with honey bees and looking at older model cars. He drove a semi truck for a long time. Rickey was genuinely an all around happy person. He loved his family and spending time with them.

Rickey leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife, Norene of the home, two children: Stacy James and husband Ronny and Maverick Trozzi both of Waldron, Arkansas and one brother, Nick Trozzi of Greenwood, Arkansas. Rickey is also survived by his step children: Gwen Vaughn, Denise Lambert, and Mclaine McEntire all of Waldron, Arkansas and Murphy McEntire of Abbott, Arkansas. Grandpa will forever remain in the hearts of his grandchildren: Amber Randle, Blaine McCullah, Braiden James, Jamie Trozzi, Shelbie Trozzi and Hayden Trozzi, 2 great grandchildren: Palin Randle and Cadderly Randle and 9 step grandchildren: Brittany Long, Bryant Long, Caitlin Lambert, Miranda Lambert Vasquez, Maverick McEntire, Clayton McEntire, Makenzie McEntire, Teagan McEntire, and Ryland McEntire. Rickey will be missed by all that knew him and the many whose lives he impacted including a host of extended family, friends and neighbors.

Rickey was preceded in death by his parents.

Rickey’s graveside life celebration will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 1, 2020, at the Hon Cemetery in Hon, Arkansas with Bro. Ken Boyd officiating. Interment will follow. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

During these trying and difficult times, we must limit public gatherings to 10 persons and do our part to stop the spread of the Coronavirus. Family and friends are welcome to attend the service but must remain in their vehicles. Therefore, Rickey’s graveside service can be heard from the comfort of your vehicle at radio station 87.9 FM.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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