METROPOLIS, Ill. — Mr. Ricky Parmer, 60, of Metropolis, Ill., passed away Saturday, January 5, 2012.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home with Bro. David Siere officiating. Burial will follow at Seven Mile Baptist Church Cemetery in Metropolis.
Ricky was a police officer for the City of Metropolis for 31 years and retired as a sergeant.
Ricky is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth; son, Ricky Parmer of Metropolis; daughters, Crystal Story and husband Jack of Princeton, Angie Renee Parmer of Ledbetter, and Cassey Wilkins and husband Travis of Metropolis; four grandchildren, Megan Story, Ashley Story, Ricky Allen Parmer III, Wrigley Wilkins; and three brothers, Mike Parmer and wife Angie, Kelly Parmer, Nathan Parmer, all of Metropolis.
Ricky is preceded in death by his parents, James and Mary (Mizell) Parmer; stepmother, Shirley Parmer; sister and brother-in-law, Beverly and Scott Worthen; and a brother, Jimmy Parmer.
Friends may call to the Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 8, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Pallbearers — Justin Parmer, Brandon Parmer, Kelly Parmer, Mike Parmer, Travis Wilkins, Jim Farley.