Rickey Dean Duvall


Mr. Rickey Dean Duvall, 64, died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, at his home near Chapel Hill. He was born in Maury County and was a son of the late James Andrew and Geraldine Murphy Duvall and was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy “Nan” Sweeney Duvall, who died in 2012.

Mr. Duvall was a long time member of Promise United Methodist Church. Rickey coached many youth sports programs over the years and loved to photograph the athletic events for the Forrest Rockets. He and his wife, Nan, were former sports writers and photographer of Forrest Rockets athletic events for the Marshall County Gazette. Mr. Duvall was retired from the former AVCO/Textron Industries in Nashville, TN. As all his friends knew, Rickey was a big Alabama fan.

Mr. Duvall is survived by his children, Charles Aaron (Angel) Duvall, Mindy (Dustin) Barton, both of Chapel Hill, TN; sisters, Kathy Cohen, Pensacola, FL, Deb Blackwell, Chapel Hill, TN; brother, Danny Duvall, Lewisburg, TN, Mike (Mitzi) Duvall, Rally Hill comm.; grandchildren, Austin Haley Duvall, Akin Lee Duvall, Alyssa Mae Duvall, Ryan William Barton.

Family members will receive friends on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, from 4 until 8 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021, at 2:30 p.m. from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Chatman officiating. Burial will follow in Sweeney Cemetery near Chapel Hill.

Active pallbearers will be Adam Jones, Rusty Jones, Bill Fowler, Tony Johnson, Jeff Blackwell, Kevin Roberts, Kevin Patin, and Timmy Trapp. Honorary pallbearers will be Homer Jones, Andy Ladd, Billy Sexton, Mike Hughes, Dwight Brown, Doug Brown, Barry Brown, Scotty Brown, Neal Osborne, Paul Rodgers.

Memorial donations may be made to the Chapel Hill Touchdown Association, P. O. Box 585, Chapel Hill, TN or Chapel Hill Youth Baseball and Softball Association, P. O. Box 42, Chapel Hill, TN  37034

Lawrence Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, TN, 931-364-2233 (www.lawrencefuneral.net) in charge of arrangements.