Ricky Ford

Ricky Ray Ford

January 20, 1957 - August 27, 2020
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Ricky Ray Ford, 63, of Canyon, passed away on August 27, 2020.

Services will be 10:00 A.M. on Monday, August 31, 2020 at Brooks Chapel with Kerry Spinks, officiating. The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at Brooks Chapel.

Ricky was born on January 20, 1957 to Billy Ray and Bobbie Ford. He graduated from Wellington High School with the class of ‘75. Ricky worked for Randall County Road and Bridge for 17 years.

Ricky loved to fish and golf, but he especially enjoyed dirt track racing for the past 40 years. He was generous with his time, always helping in the pit crew for everyone at the track. He enjoyed racing with his daughter, Nikki, for the past three years. Ricky’s family encourages you to go support Route 66 Motor Speedway in his honor.

Ricky was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

Survivors include his daughter, Nikki Arriaga and husband Nathaniel; sisters, Debbie Ford and Janice Ford; nieces, Dedra, Dena, Becky, Jennifer, and Courtney; several great-nieces and nephews as well as numerous great-great-nieces and nephews.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    August 30, 2020 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    August 30, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Brooks Chapel
    1702 5th Ave
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    August 31, 2020 | 10:00am
    August 31, 2020 10:00am
    Brooks Chapel
    1702 5th Ave
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Shane & Julie Elliott

Posted at 05:19pm
Just go have FUN! We will see you at the finish line!!
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Misty Lang

Posted at 10:09pm
I am so saddened by the loss of Ricky. I know he is in no more pain. He is up there racing in Heaven. He was always such a sweet person and was always there to lend a hand to everyone and anyone at the track. You and your family are in my heart, thoughts and prayers.

Howard blevins

Posted at 03:20pm
We are so sorry for your loss! Sending thoughts and prayers to you and the family! Howard Blevins and family

Toni Wright Posted at 02:53am

Nikki went to WHS with Your dad. He had such a kind heart. Did not know he was not well. Prayers and comfort for you and your family. He was a friend and class mate. Toni Taylor Wright class of ‘75.

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