Ricky Gaines (Courtesy)

Ricky Gaines (Courtesy)

Friday, September 18th, 2020
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Frank Richard “Ricky” Gaines, age 63, of Shelbyville, TN, passed from this life suddenly Friday, September 18, 2020, at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital.

Born July 24, 1957, in Hartwell, GA, he was the son of the late Frank William & Mayola Lawrence Gaines and is preceded in death by his wife, Debby Stout Gaines.

Ricky worked as an account manager for Southwestern Sales Company, and was member of Calvary Baptist Church.

He is survived by his two children: Scott Gregory Gaines of Murfreesboro, and Deana Gaines of Atlanta, GA; sisters, Patricia (Curtis) Parker of Winterville, GA, Brenda (Dean) Carruth of Hartwell, GA, and Connie Eaves of Hartwell, GA; also several nieces and nephews.

The family will host a Celebration of Life Service at a later date.

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Danny Seawright

Posted at 04:22pm
So sorry to learn about Ricky, we will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers

Steve Moon

Posted at 11:28am
Sorry to hear about Ricky. Sending prayers up for the family.

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