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Ricky Joe Oliver, age 60

Ricky Joe Oliver, 60, of Ward passed away on July 22, 2020.  He was born in Jacksonville, Arkansas on February 4, 1960 to the late Johnny B. and Jackie Louise (Hester) Oliver.

He loved to work on cars and he especially loved Fords.  He also loved taking care of his yard, watching western movies but his favorite was John Wayne.  He had a special companion, his dog “Blue” and he loved spending time with his grandchildren and family.

Ricky leaves behind to cherish his memories, his wife of 41 years, Debra Oliver; his children Stephanie Muniz (Jesus), Michael Oliver, Jesse Oliver, Steven Oliver, Brandee Rice, and Nicholas Oliver; his grandchildren Jordan, Sophia, Marina, Jesus, Jr., Isiah, Gabrielle, Luke, Joshua, Meredith, Payton, Sian, Dinnora; many extended family and friends.

In lieu of flowers please send donation to the funeral home to assist with the funeral arrangements.

Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-3400


  • Carolyn Brady Posted July 23, 2020 7:39 PM

    Debbie and family,

    My heart breaks for all of you. I pray that God holds you in his loving arms and heals your hearts. Rest in Gods love Ricky.

  • Robert Cater Posted July 23, 2020 7:57 PM

    Ricky was a wonderful friend he loved his family r.i.p my friend watch over my two grandbabies for me

  • STEPHANIE MUNIZ Posted July 24, 2020 7:03 PM

    Dad I will miss you everyday until we meet again. I love you and I know that you are not in pain anymore. Don’t worry about mom we will take care of her now. Rest in Peace dad.

  • Sandra Murphy Posted July 26, 2020 10:12 PM

    They’re grown so sorry for the loss of your husband I know he’s a good man you’re in my thoughts and prayers if you just need to talk you can message me girl rest in peace Rick

  • Sandra Murphy Posted July 26, 2020 10:15 PM

    Deborah I am so sorry for the loss of your husband I know he was a good person may you rest in peace Rick and may your heart heal soon Deborah your friend always sandy

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