Ricky R. Wilder, 57 of Pineville, formerly of Brownies Creek, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012. He passed away at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.
He was born on Oct. 3, 1954 in Pineville and was the son of Howard and Isabella Miracle Wilder. He was dedicated truck driver for 37 years and was employed by Jackie Turner Trucking.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his grandson, Jeffery Wilder; nieces, Kimberly Wilder, Karen Wilder Barnett and Renae Lynn Dorton; nephew, Gary Justin Dorton and Hailey Wilder.
Survivors include his loving wife, Kitrean Wilder; children and step-children, Joseph Wilder, Jason Wilder, Wendy Wilder (Charles) Saylor, Lisa Helton Belcher, Sunshine Sherrill, Ricky Brock and Sindy Brock; grandchildren, Malachi Wilder, Dustin Wayne Wilder, Samantha Wilder, Waylon Wilder, Shelby Wilder and Charlie Saylor; sisters and brothers, Lorretta and Gary Dorton, Conley and Paula Carol Wilder, Nelson and Lois Wilder, Wendall and Imagene Wilder, Keith Wilder, Douglas and Shirley Wilder, Alma McCreay, Claborn and Freda Wilder, Larry Wilder and Jason Wilder; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Upon Ricky’s request, he was cremated at the Arnett & Steele Cremation Center in Pineville and there will be no funeral services.
The Arnett & Steele Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Pineville is honored to have served the Wilder family. Light a virtual candle and sign the guestbook at www.arnettsteele.com.